Although the government has now allowed pubs to reopen, many are still unable to do so safely, while most if not all are only able to accommodate limited numbers of customers. Many of them are still reliant on providing takeaway food and/or drinks. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
Ipswich Orwell Inn
Ipswich Orwell Inn
62 Lower Orwell St
grid reference TM 166 441
James Adams, keeper of the Orwell Ale-house, in Lower Orwell Street, in the parish of Saint Mary Key, appeared, and having expressed his determination to treat the Magistrates with proper respect, both in their official capacity, and as gentlemen for the future, a license was granted to him to keep the said house for the ensuing year.Licensing records in 1939
The pub has since been demolished.
The Orwell Inn may also listed at Orwell place, but this may be a different pub.
As shown on an 1881 map
William Fisk, senior, landlord of the Orwell Inn, and his son William Fisk junior were charged with assaulting Daniel Dixey. There was a counter summons where Fisk junior charged Dixey with assault. The assaults appeared to arise out of Fisks refusal to draw some beer, and in the disgraceful fracas which took place, young Fisk knocked Dixey down with a poker. The magistrates convicted the Fisks and fined the younger 20s and costs, in default one months imprisonment. The elder received a fine of 10s and costs, in default 14 days imprisonment, and cautioned him as to the manner in which he conducted his house.Ipswich Journal, October 1860**
(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)