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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now reopened. The rest of our pubs will be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Ipswich George

Ipswich George

also traded as Royal George

Closed between 1840 and 1920

1 Woodhouse St

grid reference TM 167 443

Woodhouse Street was a street off Waterworks Street, which no longer exists, and was called Victoria Street until sometime between 1874-81.

The pub has been replaced by modern housing.

The closure date was recorded in the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923. The 1909 Rates book records it as "George Inn (late)".

Not to be confused with a George/Royal George that is listed at Tower Ramparts/High Street (St Matthew's parish).

Whilst my Great Grandmother Matilda Martin was at the Bull and Dog (1891) it seems her father Thomas Mannall was running the George Inn in Woodhouse Street?from John Martin

All census entries referring to Victoria Street are in St Clement's parish, the other Victoria Street is in St Matthew's parish.

The George can be seen here on an 1881 map of Ipswich.

map showing the old George

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

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

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