Ipswich Shoulder of Mutton
also traded as as: Forresters Innhistorical era: Victorian / Edwardian
closed February 10th, 1904
72 Upper Orwell St
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last updated 24/08/2016
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)