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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may 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 Lord Palmerston

Ipswich Lord Palmerston

closed 31st January 1962

opened 1880s

last owner/operator: ind coope

14 St Matthew's St

grid reference TM 159 448 (approximate location)

According to the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923, beat bobby number 16 would walk past the pub between the Rainbow and Golden Fleece, placing it somewhere near where we show it on the map. The pub has since been demolished as part of a road widening scheme.

Thomas William Mannall appears in the 1881 census as landlord of the Lord Palmeston in St Matthews Street (also one time landlord of the George Inn, Woodhouse St) (info from JOHN MARTIN)

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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)

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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