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Bury St Edmunds Unidentified

Bury St Edmunds Unidentified

Closed unknown

16 Churchgate St

grid reference TL 853 640

Correspondence from Richard Green (June 2008) helps to substantiate this as an inn but still offers no name at present. According to Richard in 1841 there were two innkeepers in Churchgate Street, one of which was Thomas Oldman (one of his ancestors). Both Thomas, his father and his grandfather had been innkeepers there since around 1750. Thomas Oldman died intestate in 1788 and his goods (with a total value of £660 15s 3d) were eventually left to his widow, Elizabeth Oldman. Goods, Chattels and Credits of the deceased then included 12 Rush Matted Chairs and a square dining table in back parlour, 5 Dining Tables in the front parlour, 22 china and stone Mugs in the bar…

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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

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