We have just received this note from Edward Martin :

"A late addition to the knowledge pool for the Lodge with regard to the brand mark of R WHAYMAN on the kitchen door - I think that this is your man:

SROI FAA/23/8/319: Marriage licence bond, 31 July 1738. Robert Whayman, yeoman and widower of Letheringham and Elizabeth Baldry, widow of Earl Soham. To be married at Letheringham or Melton "