Sudbury Half Moonhistorical era: mid 20th century
35 or 36 Gregory St
grid reference TL 871 413Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
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last updated 20/07/2015
Demolished some time after 1960. The 1904 OS map shows a pub at this location; it's assumed to have been the Half Moon. If you can confirm or refute this, please let us know.
A report in the Ipswich Journal** in Jan 1875 states :
At the Sudbury Petty Sessions held on the 7th January 1875, Mr J H Scott, the new landlord of the Half Moon beer house, St Gregory Street, was granted a temporary license, in the place of Mr E Wheeler.
A report in the Bury & Norfolk Post & Suffolk Herald** on 3rd April in 1883 states that :
Reference to Mrs Eliza COOPER, of the Half Moon Inn, Sudbury & Ernest BELL, son of the landlord of the Horn Inn (now called North Street Tavern)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)