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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.last updated 14/01/2017
Ipswich Coopers Armshistorical era: ancient
Lower Wash, Key parish
Stolen or strayed out of the George Stable at Hadley, on Monday 29th May a dapple grey mare. Whoever gives notice of her to Mr Newman at the above said place or to Mr Job Grimwade at the Coopers Arms in Ipswich - shall have a reasonable reward.Ipswich Journal, June 3rd 1721***
A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal, April 26th 1729***, to the Coopers Arms, Ipswich (probably near St Mary Key Parish?)
To be lett and enter'd upon now or at Midsummer, a very good Inn in the Key Parish in Ipswich, commonly call'd the Cooper's Arms with Brewing Utensils, and all the Furniture of the House. Enquire of Mr Joseph Mullings at the said House.
To be lett, a good and well accustom'd Inn, known by the Sign of the Cooper's Arms, in the Parish of St Mary Key, Ipswich, late in the Occupation of Mr Thomas Willis, deceas'd.Ipswich Journal, April 5th 1740***
A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal, February 2nd 1754***, to the Cooper's Arms in the Lower Wash, Ipswich.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)