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Lyndhurst - East Green



Note on dates
Unless otherwise stated, dates given do not indicate the years in which the business started or finished but those for which there is firm evidence that it was trading at this address. Sources in brackets; key at bottom of page.

Lyndhurst is now called ''Wych Elm" after the tree that used to stand in front of it on the green.

Moses Storkey - Landlord. (1795 -1854). Moses owns the adjacent row of cottages known as Albert Place. He is also a Town Councillor (M). In his book, 'Bygones and Local Characters of Southwold', Barrett Jenkins offers an interesting profile of Moses. Click here to read it.

In the Census of 1851 Moses defines himself as 'Yeoman' which, at tthe time, equates to 'landowner' and one qualified to serve on juries. James Maggs, indeed, records that he serves on a jury at an inquest held at the 'Old Swan' in Nov 1842 into the death of mariner Abraham Girling who was 'knocked over the cliff and instantly died' having been in a 'quarrell' with Foster Bokenham.


Edward William Fish - Builder











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BSD - Bernard Segrave-Daly
BCS = Bygones & Characters of Southwold by Barrett Jenkins
C = Census
CP = Cinema Programme 1958
CSP = Coronation Souvenir Programme 1953
G = Gales Trade Directory
GRO = General Register Office
K = Kelly's Directory
LM = Local memory
M = James Maggs' Southwold Diary 1818-1876
MCG = Methodist Church Guide 1930
NA = National Archives
PP = Pantomime Programme 1933
PLR = Petrol Licence Records

POD = Post Office Directory
PPP = Pier Pavilion Programme 1924, 1926
RCE = Rotary Club Exhibition 1969
SCM = Southwold Catholic Magazine 1923
SCTG = Southwold Corporation Tourist Guide
SER = Southwold Electoral Register
SFP = Southwold Scouts Fete Programme 1947
SG = Southwold Guide
SGCH = Southwold Golf Club Handbook
SLHR = Southwold Local History Recorder 1980s 1990s (Mrs R. McDermot)
SMHS = Southwold Museum & Historical Society

SN = Southwold & Neighbourhood 1903
SPM = Southwold Parish Magazine 1895 -1954
SR = Southwold Recorder 1927, 1932, 1934, 1935
SRB = Southwold Rate Book
SRT = Southwold Railway Timetable 1915
SSAS = Southwold Sea Angling Society Handbook 1909
SST = Southwold Summer Theatre Programmes
SSW = Southwold Shopping Week Programme, June/July 1922
STG = Southwold Town Guide 1930
SVL = Southwold Visitors List 1907, 1930
SVCP = Southwold Victory Celebration Programme 1946
SWCG = Southwold Wesleyan Church Guide

TTR = 'The Town Revisited' - Portraits of Southwold by Stephen Wolfenden 2000
TTT = ''To The Town' - Portraits of Southwold by Stephen Wolfenden 1988
W = White’s History, Gazetteer and Directory of Suffolk 1874


Moses Storkey, reproduced from Barrett Jenkins' book 'Bygones and Local Characters of Southwold' courtesy of the author's daughter, Ann Thornton.

Click the picture to read Barrett Jenkins' amusing profile of the man.