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last updated 14/09/2017

Bury St Edmunds Chequers

historical era: late 20th century

opened 1824

closed 1975

34 Risbygate St

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Demolished. The pub is shown on this OS town plan of 1885.

old OS map

A report in the Bury & Norwich Post*** on September 16th in 1829 states that the pub was For sale with large garden, bowling green, brewhouse & stables.

My grandfather, Richard DAVISON, was a Greene King tenant of two BSE pubs, the Chequers Alehouse and the George InnTerry Worman

Also listed at 29 Risbygate in 1830 and at 40 in 1851 & 1861.


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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(**** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)