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Ipswich May Bush Inn

Ipswich May Bush Inn

South, 52.05675,1.1625

closed 23rd May 1965

last owner/operator: Tolly Cobbold

43-45 St Helen's St

grid reference TM 169 445

The pub is shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map

old OS map

The old May Bush was, for some time, a railwaymen's social club, after a long period as the RAFA club. When seen in May 2019 it was apparently undergoing conversion to something else.

Map

map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

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

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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