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Ipswich Criterion Inn

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

closed February 4th, 1911

21 Museum St

grid reference TM 161 445

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listed building grade II

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last updated 23/08/2016

My great grandmother's brother was once 'publican's assistant' to his cousin Edward Flowers who ran the Criterion. They lived at 13, Museum Street, which presumably was the address also of the pub? Edward died in 1908 and I believe the pub closed not long after.

(information from Rod Cross)

The building dates from the 17th century.

Closure date recorded in the Borough Police licensed premises register 1903-1923.

Also listed in Elm St. and at

In the 1871 census four lodgers were also listed.

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

(information from Dudley Diaper)

Closure date from Borough Police records.