Although the government has now allowed pubs to reopen, many are still unable to do so safely, while most if not all are only able to accommodate limited numbers of customers. Many of them are still reliant on providing takeaway food and/or drinks. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
St Matthew's Parish
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…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)