previously known as Hawke
19 Bridge St
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A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 24 Oct 1801 states that :
The Annual Shew of Horses and Beasts, in a Pightle, at the sign of The HAWK, Halesworth on Thursday, 29th Oct
(NOTE: Pightle means "small field or enclosure")
A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 20 May in 1840 states that : Died, on 4th May, 1840, aged 40, Mrs Martha Carman, daughter of Mr WOOLNOUGH of the Hawk Inn, Halesworth.
A report in the Ipswich Journal*** in Nov 1850 states that : Died on the 27th, aged 47, Mr James Cooper, of the Hawk Inn, Halesworth.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)