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Can you answer these nine questions about the history of Ipswich correctly?

PUBLISHED: 15:48 27 February 2017 | UPDATED: 14:33 06 March 2017


An electric tram at Whitton around 1906. This was the end of the line from the Cornhill, Ipswich. The Maypole public house is on the left of the tram.

An electric tram at Whitton around 1906. This was the end of the line from the Cornhill, Ipswich. The Maypole public house is on the left of the tram.

Dave Kindred

If you've lived in your town for any length of time, you probably like to think you know a fair bit about it.

You’ll pick up bits of information about its history from talking to people, visiting new places or just stumbling across facts on the internet.

Well we’re here to test your obscure knowledge of towns throughout Suffolk and parts of their history.

We’re starting off with Ipswich, Suffolk’s county town (despite the best efforts of Bury St Edmunds).

From the days of medieval kings to events as recent as the 1990s, are the facts you know about the town broad enough to ace our quiz?

Ipswich has seen a lot of regeneration over the last few years, but there are still plenty of reminders of its long history, and the people who shaped its development over the centuries.

Have a go at answering our questions then share the quiz with your friends and family to see who can get the best score.

You can also try our Bury St Edmunds history quiz here.

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