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last updated 25/01/2020

Woodbridge White Lyon

historical closure era: ancient

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The White Lyon in Woodbridge, a very good accustomed House, now in the occupation of Thomas Keable, is now to be lett, with a very good Stable, Slaughter-house and Shop, and also the Household Goods are to be Sold as they stand. And also all Persons who are indebted to the above said Thomas Keable, are hereby required to pay in their several Debts within a fortnight of the Date hereof, otherwise they will be prosecuted as the Law directs. Inquire at the above said House and you may know further.Ipswich Journal, May 7th & 14th 1726***
To be sold, the house at the White Lion, Woodbridge, with the Barn, Stable, Outhouses etc, all in good Repair. Enquire of Mr John Greystone, Carpenter of Woodbridge.Ipswich Journal, August 31st 1745***
To be sold, the House and Barn at the White Lyon in Woodbridge. Enquire of Mr John Greystone, Carpenter in Woodbridge.Ipswich Journal, March 15th 1746***
To be lett, the White Lyon, near the Market-Place in Woodbridge, an ancient accustom'd House with a large Barn and Yard and Divers Tenements appertaining, and other agreeable Conveniences...Enquire of ...Mr John Greystone, Carpenter, in Woodbridge.Ipswich Journal, April 11th 1752***
Jonathan Lambeth, late Servant to Margaret Cole of Waldringfield Clift, has taken the White Lyon Inn in Woodbridge, which he has neatly fitted up with good Bedding, etc. NB. He takes in Gentlemen's Nets to mend, and makes new ones, as well as Fisherman's Nets of all Sorts.Ipswich Journal, January 29th 1757***

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)