Ipswich Royal Standard

historical era: mid 20th century

closed July 29th, 1959

last owner tollemache

20 The Mount

grid reference TM 159 445

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last updated 17/07/2015

Demolished. The Mount ran roughly from what's now the east end of Handford Rd. through to the junction of Elm St. and Black Horse Lane.

Closed as a result of a compulsory purchase order by the council.

Also reported at St George's St.

Two reports in the Ipswich Journal** on Feb-13 in 1883 when George Everett was the landlord stated that :

Everett was accussed of raping Emma Jane Currey his wife's niece. As there was no evidence of violence the case was dismissed.
A Christmas club was formed at the Standard but the Secretary of the club, Samuel Tillet, embezelled the funds.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on Sep-29 in 1900 when James Bumstead was the landlord states that :

James Bumstead, landlord of the Royal Standard, was charged with two others of provoking one another to commit an act of violence outside the Ostrich Inn at Wherstead. The case against Bumstead was dismissed.

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

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)