GREEN MAN

Location:- not identified



Thanks to research into medical practices in Newmarket by the author of www.talkingdust.net

it now appears that there was an Inn called the Green Man. Its location was then located on the Chapman's map of 1768, courtesy David Rippngton. The current building is Ratcliffe House, premises (2019) of David Burr, estate agents, Willow Hair Consultants and Khobkhun Thai Restaurant

Further investigation reveals the Green Man, Newmarket to be the location of several auction sales listed in various Anglian newspapers between 1767 and 1786.

Bury Records office has the lease (Ac389 in 61E Box1) which is basically stuff not catalogued yet, just jumbled up in the box. The lease was taken by apothecary Thomas Searncke, jointly with Robert Warren(innkeeper) for one year, in 1760. Leased from Thomas Scotman who had inherited it in his mother's will in 1741(probate 1743 IC5001197(13)0. It lists other names, presumably previous innkeepers Robert Warren - Andrew Denton - Jown Dawson - ? Wheatley - James Shade - Daniel Knott - William Delamore, who built it on land he purchased from Richard Nelson.




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