Bury St Edmunds King's Head

also traded as as: King William the Fourth, King William the First

historical era: late 20th century

opened early 17th century

closed 1975

4 Brentgovel St

grid reference TL 852 644

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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 11/08/2016

Originally located on corner St Johns street and Brentgoval St now where Mothercare is now located. (information from G Reeve)

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 14 May 1768 states : John Kimmance, late Butler to William Mossley Esq. of Fornham, has taken the King's Head Inn, situated near the Market-Place in Bury St Edmunds.

Demolished in 1976 for retail development. Mothercare now occupies its site.

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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(some old directory information courtesy of Desmond Herring)

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)