Ipswich Union Jack Inn

historical era: mid 20th century

closed 1958

last owner tollemache

Common Quay

grid reference TM 166 440

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last updated 19/11/2015

Also listed as being in New Quay (1844) and Quay side (St peters dock). From 1874 listed at dockside.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** of March 1860 states that :

To be Sold By Auction. 15th March 1860. Adjoining the premises known as "Webber's Quay" at Ipswich, abutting upon the wet dock. Lot 2 comprises the "Union Jack Inn" with premises etc., in the present occupation of Mr H Jenkins. Also, the commodious bonding vaults and stores adjoining.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** in July 1865 states :

To be sold by auction, a desirable and valuable freehold mercantile property, comprising of a full licensed public house and premises known as the Union Jack Inn, having commodious, domestic, and trade accommodation, and well adapted for carrying on a large business. Also premises adjoining, to the west to the above, a brick and tiled warehouse and stores. Also the Quay, having a length of about 56ft, with exclusive right of wharfage, and a right of building over the same, upon columns or otherwise.

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

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)