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Ipswich Great Eastern

previously known as GER, Albert, Royal Albert


closed 1996

42-44 Croft St

grid reference TM 163 434

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last updated 08/08/2015

Now residential.

Called the Royal Albert, Wherstead Rd., in 1851 census and Albert, Albert St., in 1861 census, in both cases listed next to EUR.

Also 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.