Ipswich May Bush Innhistorical era: mid 20th century
closed May 23rd, 1965
last owner Tolly Cobbold
43-45 St Helen's St
grid reference TM 169 445Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
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last updated 28/08/2016
Now a railwaymen's social club, after a long period as the RAFA club.
A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 03 May in 1884 states that :
Auction of the useful furniture of the late Mrs Samuel BERRY of the Maybush, St Helen's Street, Ipswich.
A report in the Ipswich Journal** in ?? states that : Died on the 12th Mr Samuel Berry, auctioneer, valuer, and landlord of the May Bush Tavern, aged 71.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)