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Three Tuns before demolition ©Mark on Flickr

Three Tuns, Welney

History of the Three Tuns, Welney

1794: Bartholomew Ward (licensee)

1836 – 1850: Elizabeth Gill

1858 – 1971: Richard Gross

1875 – 1883: Henry Lavender

1888: Isaac Lavender

1890 – 1904: William Haws

1908 – 1912: Alfred Woolard


Alfred Woollard, 66, inn keeper, b Mildenhall

Hannah, 58, b Mildenhall

Alfred William, 29, farm labourer, b Mildenhall

Albert, 25, farm labourer, b Mildenhall

Archibald George, 22, farm labourer, b Mildenhall

Charles Edward, 19, farm labourer, b Mildenhall

Florence Ethel, 17, b Mildenhall

Betram, 11, b Mildenhall

Annie, grand daughter, 2, Burnt Fen Cambs

1913 – 1933: Hannah Woolard

1942: George Butcher

1952: William Kent

1957 – 1962: Todd Kent

1962 – 1966: Harry Bullen

1966 – 1995: Mabs Waring

1995 – 2001: John Waring

2001: pub closed

2008: demolished

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