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last updated 30/12/2019

Ipswich Ship

historical closure era: ancient

St Matthew's Parish

Overview | Historical info

To be sold, the Ship in St Matthew's Parish, Ipswich, an ancient and well accustom'd Inn, with a Brewhouse, Stable, Cock Water and other Conveniences, also a Messuage or Tenement adjoining to the same, the whole Freehold and in good Repair. Enquire of Mr Othniel Smith, next door to the Ship aforesaid.Ipswich Journal, November 24th 1753***
A malicious report of Smallpox at John Baxter's House, the Ship, in St Matthew's Parish, Ipswich.Ipswich Journal, May 25th 1754***
To be sold, a good Freehold House, in St Matthew's Parish, Ipswich, being the Sign of the Ship, now in the Occupation of John Baker; containing a Kitchen, three Parlours, good Chambers, a good Brewhouse, large Yard, and three Stables, with good Water, and a Cock adjoining to it; in good Repair, and lett at £15 a Year. Enquire of Nath. Stogdall at Bos Hall, Spraughton.Ipswich Journal, August 14th 1756***
To be lett, a good and well-accustom'd Publick-House, the Ship in St Matthew's Parish, Ipswich. Enquire of Mr Philip Dikes in St Matthew's aforesaid.Ipswich Journal, July 21st 1764***
To be sold, all that well-accustom'd Inn in St Matthew's Parish, known by the Name or Sign of the Ship, together with a newly erected Malting-Office thereto belonging, of thirty Comb steep and upwards...The Premises are well supplied with Cock-Water, and are in exceeding good Repair, and will be sold together or separately...Enquire of Mr. Harris, Cabinet Maker, Ipswich.Ipswich Journal, February 6th 1768***
To be sold, the Ship, an ancient and well-accustomed Publick House, in St Matthew's Parish, Ipswich. Enquire of Robert Fancett.Ipswich Journal, July 23rd 1768***
To be lett, the Ship in St Matthew's Parish, Ipswich. Enquire at Mr. Willett's Brewing Office in Ipswich aforesaid.Ipswich Journal, June 17th 1769***
To be lett, a Publick-House called the Ship in St Matthew's Parish, Ipswich...apply to Mr. Willett, Brewer in Ipswich.Ipswich Journal, October 26th 1771***

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