Ipswich Shannon

Ipswich Shannon


Closed: unknown era

23 John St or Duke St

grid reference TM 171 438 (approximate location)

In 1865 & 1869 the Shannon was listed at 23 Orwell Works Road. It's also listed in 1871 census in Foundry Road and noted in the 1861 census.

William Parlett, landlord of the Shannon bee house, John Street, pleaded guilty to keeping his house open on a Saturday night at 11.20pm, he said that he had let a man stay until that time, as he was talking to him about a piece of engineer’s work. Parlett was not convicted on payment of costs, 9s 6d. Ipswich Journal, April 1870**
Married on the 5th August 1875, Henry Wilkinson, widower, late of the Shannon Inn, St Clement’s, to Mary Ann Woollard, widow, of the Grapes Inn, Woodhouse Street, Ipswich. Ipswich Journal, Aug 1875**





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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)