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Ipswich Ram Inn


opened 16th century or earlier

closed 1892 circa

32 Key St

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last updated 07/11/2014

It's claimed, though apparently without any documentary evidence, that Henry Tooley was born in the Ram. Although his almshouses located in nearby Foundation St certainly attest to him having a connection with this part of town.

A circumstance [...] happened 12th December, 1778, which resulted in the death of the landlord of the " Ram Inn," a Mr. Thomas Nichols, in consequence of a scuffle between the press gang and a number of men assembled at the adjacent " Green Man" Inn****

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

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

(detailed information from Old inns of Suffolk by Leonard P Thompson)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and Natural History, 1888)