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closed 1984

Ipswich Happy Return

previously known as Happy Returns

73 Wykes Bishop St

grid reference TM 171 437

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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)