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Ipswich Boars Head Inn

previously known as Blue Boar?


closed 1949

last owner cobbold

1-3 Boar's Head Ln, Stoke

grid reference TM 163 437

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last updated 11/04/2015

Boars Head Lane was the name for the part of what is now Austin Street which runs between Bell Lane and Stoke Street.

The 1909 Ipswich Rates book lists the pub at 2 Austin Street.

The 1891 & 1901 censuses also lists the pub at 2 Austin St.

"After twenty years I have tracked down my grandfathers birth place. He was born in the Boars Head at Ipswich on the 27 Dec 1875. Needless to say family are very impressed he was born in pub. Interestingly when he grew up he worked at the same distillery that his father worked for on the river at Hammersmith."

(comment from Martin Stockwell, Auz)

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

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)