Ipswich Great Eastern
also traded as as: GER, Albert, Royal Alberthistorical era: late 20th century
42-44 Croft St
grid reference TM 163 434Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 17/12/2016
It was called the Royal Albert, Wherstead Road, in 1851 census and the Albert, Albert Street, in 1861 census. In both cases it was listed next to the EUR.
It has also been listed at Wolsey St
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
The GER was formed in 1862 by amalgamation of the Eastern Counties Railway with smaller railways: the Norfolk Railway, the Eastern Union Railway, the Newmarket and Chesterford Railway, the East Norfolk Railway, the Harwich Railway, the East Anglian Railway and the East Suffolk Railway among others.