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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.last updated 16/09/2017
also traded as as: Shoulder of Mutton, Volunteerhistorical era: Victorian / Edwardian
closed October 10th, 1909
20 & 20a Cumberland St
The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the Wellington's license was issued in 1853. Whether this was when it was first licensed or when it got a full (ie not just beer) license isn't clear, though the latter seems more probable.
The license was surrendered in October 1909. A letter From W Banks (on behalf of Cobbold & Co) to F I W Wood esq. Clerk to the Justices, Woodbridge, gives the date of closure as 10th Oct 1909. The last landlady was Mrs Tuthill.
It's shown on this OS town plan of 1881.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
Closure date from Woodbridge licensing records.