Bury St Edmunds Cricketers Inn
also traded as as: Green Dragon, Cricketer's Armshistorical era: late 20th century
142 King's Rd
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last updated 31/12/2016
The pub was demolished in the 1970s.
The Cricketers stood on the north side of what's now King's Road, roughly where the roundabout junction with Parkway is now, as shown on an 1886 OS Map.
The pub is named on an 1885 map.
Field Lane became Cemetery Road after 1851 and then King's Road. in the 20th century.
The pub's listed at 20 Field Lane by 1851, 50 Cemetery Road by 1874, 142 Cemetery Road by 1901 and finally at 142 King's Road (there was a good deal of street renaming and renumbering).
(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)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)