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closed May 23rd, 1965

last owner Tolly Cobbold

Ipswich May Bush Inn

43-45 St Helen's St

grid reference TM 169 445

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last updated 18/03/2016

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)