Bury St Edmunds Hare & Hounds

historical era: mid 20th century

opened 1783

19 - 22 Risbygate St

grid reference TL 850 644

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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 14/07/2015

Demolished in 1938 to become a car-park.

From 1760 it is listed in the Ipswich Journal as a carrier stop

A report in the Bury & Norwich Post*** in 20 May 1801 states that : died, aged 64, Mrs CONEY, relict of the late Mr Nathan. CONEY, formerly of the Hare & Hounds inn, Bury

A report in the Ipswich Journal** in Feb 1870 states that : Died on the 28th December 1869, at Thetford, Mrs Elizabeth Elmer, mother of Mrs Harvey, of the Hare and Hounds, Bury.

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

(various directory information courtesy of Desmond Herring)

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)