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Ipswich Lifeboat Inn

Ipswich Lifeboat Inn

also traded as Life Boat

West, 52.0403,1.15214

Closed between 1920 and 1970

last owner/operator: Tolly Cobbold

381-383 Wherstead Rd

grid reference TM 162 426

It's shown (but not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map

old OS map

The Lifeboat used to have a large stuffed sturgeon on display by the bar, which was allegedly caught in the river Orwell. It has now been converted into offices.

The pub is also listed at Halifax (1839-1888) and Halifax Row (in 1844).

Map

map

Gallery

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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)

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

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

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