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Ipswich Shoulder of Mutton

previously known as Forresters Inn


closed February 10th, 1904

72 Upper Orwell St

grid reference TM 167 443

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last updated 18/03/2016

The pub closed in 1904 when a license renewal was refused.

Closure date recorded in the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923.

Isaac PRATT was Brewer & Innkeeper in 1861; he was also innkeeper of "The Maypole" Ipswich

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on Oct-15 in 1898 states that a full licence was confirmed at the Police Courts for the Shoulder of Mutton, whereas, the owners Tollemache were to surrender the licence on the Admirals Head.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on Nov-19 in 1898 when G Churchyard was landlord states:

William Harvey, a water cress vendor of Gibson Street was charged with being drunk and disorderly in the Shoulder of Mutton and failing to quit when requested by the landlord Mr G Churchyard. Fined 5s.

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

(detailed information by Dorothy Loudon)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)