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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.last updated 18/09/2017
Alderton Crownhistorical era: mid 20th century
opened about 1860
closed November 13th, 1958
In 1874 Samuel Girling provided carrier services from the Crown to Ipswich on Saturday and to Woodbridge on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.
The Woodbridge licensing records show that the Crown's license was surrendered in 1958 in return for a payment of £1500.
The pub is shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map
The 1851 cenus lists Samuel Girling as an agricultural labourer.
In 1865 Samuel Girling is listed just as a carrier.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.