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Bury St Edmunds Chequers


opened 1824

closed 1975

34 Risbygate St

grid reference TL 849 644

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last updated 07/10/2013


Location is taken from the 1885 OS town plan.

A report in the Bury & Norwich Post*** on Sep-16 in 1829 states that the pub was For sale with large garden, bowling green, brewhouse & stables.

"My grandfather, Richard DAVISON, was a Greene King tenant of two BSE pubs, the Chequers Alehouse and the George Inn**"

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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** information gratefully supplied by Tony Worman)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(**** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)