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A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 22 Sep in 1847 states that :
Married on 16th September, 1847, Mr William MIDDLEDITCH of the White Horse Inn to Miss Cuthbert, both of BSE
In late 19th cent. this was a popular venue for troops of Suffolk militia and free fights were frequent. These, however, inevitably ended as soon as they began, for at that time a local Police station was located nearby in Moyses Hall.
(information from Old inns of Suffolk by Leonard P Thompson)
The pub's site is now occupied by Linens Direct.
last updated 07/10/2013
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)