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Ipswich Magpie Inn

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

closed January 1st, 1911

39 Wolsey St

grid reference TM 161 442

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last updated 17/07/2015


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

The name Henry Cook, who was the licensee by 1871 and until at least 1881, can be clearly seen in the photo.

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


The name may refer to an ancient meaning for the word magpie, "a half pint".