Ipswich Green Man
Ipswich Green Man
Closed between 1840 and 1920
55 Key St
grid reference TM 167 441
The Green Man apparently stood adjacent to the Ram Inn.
The closure date was recorded in the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923.
These premises were listed in the 1844 White's Suffolk Trades Directory with carriers operating from the inn to Thwaite.
It's also been listed at Salt House Street.
This is possibly this unidentified pub, based on street numbering and census location.
Mrs Coucom at the Green Man, Ipswich, who had fractured her skull in a fall at the Inn.Ipswich Journal, January 5th 1765***
Anna Coucum, late of the Green Man, Ipswich and for any debts to be paid to Henry Gallant, of the same place.Ipswich Journal, June 13th 1772***
On Monday night last about 11 o'clock. A press gang entered the house of Mr. Edward Wiles, called the Green Man in this town (Ipswich), in order to impress some seamen there, when a scuffle ensued and Mr Wiles was beat in a violent manner, the noise occasioned by the above circumstance brought in Mr…
A Green Man is a sculpture, drawing, or other representation of a face surrounded by or made from leaves. Also frequently found on carvings in churches and other buildings (both secular and ecclesiastical).
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(census information from Dudley Diaper)
(detailed information by Katherine O'Regan)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(**** From the Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and Natural History, dated 1888)