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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 29/05/2019

Newmarket Fountain

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

Drapery Row

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Location information from the 1861 census - The Bushel, Market Street is at schedule number 33, the Woolpack, Drapery Row, is at 34, the Dolphin is at 54 and Fountain is at 56.

Mr Carter was subjected to some ribald comments from a butcher named Frederick Fuller while they were at the barbers. The conversation got out of hand with Carter threatening "corporal punishment" upon Fullers head. Fuller took objection to the threat and punched Carter in the mouth.Bury & Norwich Post, June 28th 1870** (when Mr Carter was the landlord)

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)