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Lavenham Blackbird

also traded as as: Black Birds, Three Blackbirds

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

opened 1734 or earlier

closed about WW1

1 Market Ln

grid reference TL 915 492

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last updated 06/10/2016

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 16 Oct in 1847 states that :

To Publicans, to be let, with immediate possession, The Blackbirds Inn, Lavenham - brews their own beer, for further particulars apply at the Westgate Street Brewery, Bury St Edmunds.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 18 Mar in 1848 states that :

The Blackbirds Inn (Lavenham) to be let : apply to Mr Edward Green, Westgate Brewery, Bury St Edmunds.

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

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)