Newmarket Black Horsehistorical era: late 20th century
77 High St
grid reference TL 643 633Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 17/10/2016
Now used as retail premises.
A report in the Bury & Norwich Post** on Jan-20 in 1874 when Mrs Hill was the landlord states that :
James Jeffery stole a blanket from Mrs Hill which he later pawned for 3s 6d. He was described as a painter and glazier on the tramp.
A report in the Bury & Norfolk Post & Suffolk Herald*** on 01 Sep in 1874 states that :
Mrs Clara HILLS, landlady of the Black Horse Inn, Newmarket, was accused of allowing a lodger to occupy a room and a bed, which a man afflicted with small-pox had occupied previously (prior) to being removed to hospital.
A report in the Bury & Norfolk Post & Suffolk Herald*** on 07 Aug in 1883 states that :
The Newmarket Black Horse, for many a long day in the tenancy of Mrs HILLS & her late husband, will, in future, be tenanted by a former employee of the Black Bear Hotel.(NOTE: sadly neither names are mentioned!)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(1830 Pigots Directory supplied by Sandra Easom)