Ipswich Happy Return
previously known as: Happy Returnshistorical era: late 20th century
73 Wykes Bishop St
grid reference TM 171 437Something 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 17/03/2016
Recorded as being in Holywells Road in the 1903-1961 Ipswich licensing records.
Alice Crapnell and Arthur Felgate married and were running this pub in 1901
NB: It may have been rebuilt sometime as this mainly industrial area developed, but we have no records of this happening.
In 1861 listed at 73 Brunswick Rd, St Clements parish. [Listed after Albion St & Wykes Bishops St & before Cliff Rd]
In 1865 & 1871 it was listed at 73 Orwell Works rd.
In 1888-1956 was listed at 9 Holy Wells rd
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information by David Clow)
(census information from Dudley Diaper)