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 Wherry Inn
Ipswich Wherry Inn
also traded as New Wherry, Wherry Quay inn
Closed about 1938
Quay side (St Peter's Dock)
grid reference TM 167 440
The building shown evidently replaced an earlier pub of the same name close to same position. In later years, only the upper floor was used as a pub.
A property on The Quay is shown as the Wherry Inn in 1932 but in Kelly's Directory it's shown as a sack and bag merchant in 1939.
It's also listed at Wherry Quay (in 1844).
The pub was known as the New Wherry in 1874.
Wherry, Ipswich. C. JOBSON announced that the fare for passengers from Ipswich to Harwich will reduce from 1s 6d to 1s.Suffolk Chronicle, March 13th 1813***
John Brown at the New Wherry inn, St Clements, Ipswich begs leave to return his most grateful thanks to his numerous friends and the public for favours he has already received and most respectfully informs them in addition to his wherries he has fitted up the Fly, pleasure yacht, in the most elegant style and complete with every accommodation that can possibly be required, which he intends letting for parties by the day, or for voyages on very reasonable terms. Wherries to and from Harwich daily…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)