Beccles Temperance Hotelhistorical era: mid 20th century
6 Station Rd
CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.last updated 11/05/2016
Seems to have stood adjacent to the baptist church - possibly connected?
In the Almanack on 1 Oct 1902 the following was reported: "A new lodge in connection with the I.O.G.T. (International Organisation of Good Templars), is instituted at a meeting at Smith’s Temperance Hotel, the lodge to be called the “Twentieth Century” Lodge."
In the East Suffolk Gazzette on 7 Feb 1911 the following was reported: "WOMENS’ UNIONIST ASSOCIATION for Beccles & District to be formed. Meeting at Gale’s Temperance Hotel."
In the East Suffolk Gazzette on 20 Aug 1912 the following was reported: "CAXTON PRESS: Entertanment to upwards of 100 girls employed at Caxton Press at Gales Temperance Hotel."
In the East Suffolk Gazzette on 27 Aug 1912 the following was reported: CLOWES’ Entertainment of apprentices & lads. About 100 at Gale’s Temperance Hotel.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)