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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Lowestoft May Fly

Lowestoft May Fly

Closed between 1840 and 1920

Herring Fishery Score

grid reference TM 552 934 (approximate location)

The May Fly is also listed at the Beach and in Nelson Score.

Isaac Hall owner and keeper of the Mayfly beerhouse, at the bottom of Herring Fishery Score (which runs beside the Wheatsheaf), died suddenly after returning from a neighbouring beerhouse where he partook of some ales and porter.Ipswich Journal, April 21st 1860** when Isaac Hall was the (recently deceased) landlord of the May Fly.

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

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