Planet Ipswich : A bridge between the Ipswiches of the world

What's New?

Ips Misc. page  - Companies section - Ipswitch IncIpswich Networks Ltd (IPswiTch Group) and Ipswich Bay Company all updated - 26/6/17

Ips Misc. page  -  Several more songs added to the More Songs & Music with “Ipswich” in the Title section - 24/6/17

Ips Misc. page  - Ipswich vacchetta leather sandals added to the Ipswich Shoewear Brand Names section - 21/6/17

Ips Misc. page  - Ipswich Fives Darts Board (aka Wide Fives Dart Board) added to the Games section -11/6/17

Ipswich as a Scientific Name page - Staphylococcus aureus - Ipswich strain added to the Ipswich strains section - 20/5/17

Ips Misc. page  -  Ipswich Cottage - A Model Train Building added to the Products section - 20/5/17

Ips Misc. page  - Ipswich Super Blue Pork Sausages added to the Food And Drink section - 11/5/17

Ips Misc. page  - More beers added to the Beers Named ‘Ipswich’ section - 16/3/17

Ips Misc. page  -  IP(30)A, brewed by Bartrams Brewery, added to the Beers Named ‘Ipswich’ section - 27/2/17

Ips Misc. page - More ales added to the Beers Named ‘Ipswich’ section - 20/11/16

Ships Named Ipswich page - Thames Barges ‘of Ipswich - 20/11/16

Ipswich as a Scientific Name page - Ipswich strains - 10/11/16

Ipswich, Wisconsin page - Early Settlement & Derivation of Name section updated - 6/11/16

Ips Misc. page - ips-wichita.com added to the Odds & Ends section - 7/10/16

Ipswich, England page - Ipswich Garden Suburb added to the Housing Estates, Neighbourhoods, Suburbs section - 25/9/16

Ships Named Ipswich page - New information added to Ipswich 1759 (This was previously listed erroneously as Ipswich 1774/75) - 25/8/16

Ips Misc. page - Beers Named ‘Ipswich’ section updated, with more beers from the Ipswich Ale Brewery, Massachusetts - 12/8/16

Ips Misc. page -  Ipswich Hay Kicker added 11/8/16

Ips Misc. page - Last Voyage from Ipswich - A Novel by Peter Foster added to the literature section - 22/7/16

Ips Misc. page - Ipswitch - Trademark added to the Products section - 10/7/16

The Ones That Got Away page - Little Ipswich, Syosset, Nassau County, Long Island, New York section updated - 18/6/16

Ips Misc. page - The Ipswich Witch by David L Jones in the literature section - 2/6/16

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich Musicians’ Union Big Band - 30/5/16

Ips Misc. page - Fish and Chip Bitch from Ipswich by Escape From Toytown added to the More Songs & Music with “Ipswich” in the Title section - 28/5/16

Ips Misc. page - Tilly Ipswitch in Tilly Witch - A Children’s Book by Don Freeman - 28/5/16

Ips Misc. page - Ipswitch Chambray Boat Shoe added to the Ipswich Shoewear Brand Names section - 28/5/16

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich Kiltie Wedge Heel, Ziera Ipswich Tan Leather Women’s Sandal and Ziera Ipswich Black added to the Ipswich Shoewear Brand Names section - 28/5/16

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich Solid Axle Rake - 28/5/16

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich Custom added to the Ipswich in the Names of Public Houses, Bars & Inns etc. section - 27/5/16

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich Touch Test - 21/5/16

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich Soda Pop - 19/5/16

Ips Misc. page - Two more ales added to the Beers Named Ipswich section - Ipswich Revival and Ipswich Riverbend Pils, brewed by Ipswich Ales of Massachusetts - 16/5/16

Ipswich, England page - Greyhound Racing in Ipswich - Suffolk Stadium - 17/1/16

Ipswich as a Scientific Name page - Ginkgoites ipsviciensis - 19/12/15

Ships Named Ipswich page - Gippeswyk (Yacht) 1935 - 12/12/15

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich (Motorcycle) added to the Products section - 12/12/15

Ships Named Ipswich page - Ipswicht added to the Yachts and Other Small Craft section - 12/12/15

Ships Named Ipswich page - Arwen of Ipswich 2003 - 11/12/15

Ips Misc. page - TV & Film section - “Ichabod Ipswich” - Character in Goober and the Ghost Chasers - 2/11/15

Ips Misc. page - TV & Film section - “Lord Clive Montdrako of Ipswich” and references to Ipswich in an episode of Bewitched - 31/10/15

Ips Misc page - Gippeswic (and variant spellings) as a surname added to the Ipswitch and Ipswich as Surnames section - 23/8/15

Ipswich as a Scientific Name page - Ipsvicioides (GENUS) and Ipsvicioides minimus - 18/7/15

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich, a song by Philippines heavy rock band Faspitch, added to the More Songs & Music with Ipswich in the Title section - 16/6/15

Ipswich, Queensland page - Recognition by the Intelligent Community Forum - 14/6/15

Ships Named Ipswich page - Yachts and Other Small Craft section added - 17/4/15

Ships Named Ipswich page - Ipswich 1912 and Lurline of Ipswich 1914 - 16/4/15

Ipswich as a Scientific Name page - Microgadus ipswichensis - 6/4/15

Ips Misc. page - Flora section - Ipswich Wonga Wonga Vine (Pandorea floribunda) and also Ipswich as a Scientific Name page - Pandorea sp. (Ipswich) - 1/2/15

Ips Misc. page - Flora section - Ipswich Daisy (Olearia nernstii) - 29/1/15

Ips Misc. page - Briarbank Brewing Companys Ipswich Pale Ale added to the Beers Named ‘Ipswich’ section - 17/1/15

Ips Misc. page - The ‘Sons of Ipswich’ in the film The Covenant - 17/1/15

Ipswich Basin, Australia page - Ipswich Microflora - 23/10/14

Ips Misc. page - The Gippeswyk Engine - 4/10/14

Ships Named Ipswich page -  Ipswich - 1776  - 21/9/14

Ips Misc. page - Ipswitch, Pennsylvania, in Pie - A Children’s Book by Sarah Weeks - 21/9/14

Ips Misc. page - Gippovicensis as part of a literary title - 6/9/14

Ipswich, England page - The Treadmill - An Ipswich Invention - 24/8/14

Ips Misc. page - Beers Named ‘Ipswich’ added to the Food & Drink section - 26/7/14 (please note that Ipswich Ales, formerly on the Ipswich, Massachusetts page, has now been incorporated into this new section)

Old Ipswich Rum has been moved from the Ipswich, Massachusetts page to the Food & Drink section on the Ips Misc. page - 26/7/14

The Ones That Got Away page - The Town of Topsfield - Formerly part of Ipswich, Massachusetts - 28/6/14

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Boundaries of Ipswich and Towns Arising from its Territory - 28/6/14

New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - Early Settlement & Derivation of Name section rewritten & expanded - 21/6/14

New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - Villages of New Ipswich - 21/6/14

Ipswich as a Scientific Name page - Another species name added - Verrucososporites ipsviciensis - 13/6/14

Ipswich, England page - Bixley Heath Local Nature Reserve & The Dales Open Space Local Nature Reserve - 1/6/14

Ships Named Ipswich page - New Spirit of Ipswich & Spirit of Ipswich - 17/5/14

Ips Misc. page - Another song added to the More Songs & Music with Ipswich in the Title section - Ipswich by Ben Walker - 11/4/14

Ips Misc. page - The Ipewik Formation, Alaska, USA - 11/4/14

Ips Misc. page - More Songs & Music with Ipswich in the Title section - Ipswich, Queensland by The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns - 7/4/14

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Old Ipswich Rum - 31/3/14

Ipswich, England page - The Maid of Ipswich - 28/3/14

Ips Misc. page - Products section - Ipswich Eye Shadow - 20/1/14

Ipswich, St Elizabeth, Jamaica page - Ipswich Limestone - 18/1/14

Ipswichian Interglacial page - Updated & Extended - 27/12/13

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich - Variety of Dahlia - 26/12/13

Ipswich, England page - The Ipswich Mutiny - 1689 - 29/11/13

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich - Variety of Hemerocallis - 17/11/13

Ipswich, England page - Clifford Road Air Raid Shelter Museum - 10/11/13

Ipswich, Queensland page - Australian Motorcycle Museum, Haigslea - 9/11/13

Ipswich, Queensland page - RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre - 19/10/13

Ips Misc. page - Several more varieties of Flora named Ipswich added - 16/10/13:

                              Pride of Ipswich - Variety of Fuchsia
                              Ipswich Beauty - A Variety of both Dalhia & Gaillardia
                              Ipswich Gem - A Variety of both Rosa & Kniphofia
                              Ipswich Town - Variety of Pelargonium                                       

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - “The Ipswich House” - Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC - 7/10/13

Ipswich, Queensland page - Ipswich Pteropus Conservation Park & Woodend Nature Centre  - 30/9/13

Ipswich, South Dakota page - Ipswich Grasslands - 30/9/13

Ips Misc. page - The Postmaster of Ipswich. William Stevenson Fitch Antiquary and Thief - Janet Ing Freeman - 30/9/13

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich House, Rangiora, New Zealand - 29/9/13

Ipswich, Queensland page - As the largest Ipswich, we feel that the Queensland Ipswich should have a far greater coverage than we have been able to provide up to now.  We have attempted to rectify this by conducting further research, and have updated and extended the coverage of the Ipswich Suburbs & Localities section - 29/9/13

Ipswich, Queensland page - College’s Crossing Recreational Reserve - 24/9/13

Ips Misc. page - City of Ipswich - Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet Aircraft - 17/9/13

Ipswich, Queensland page - Ginn Cottage - 16/9/13

Ipswich, Queensland page - Camira Bora Ring - 14/9/13

Ipswich, Queensland page - County of Churchill - 12/9/13

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich as a Surname in Three Little Girls Dressed in Blue - A Trilogy of Novels by Marcia Lynn McClure - 4/9/13

Ips Misc. page - Ipswitch & Ipswich as Surnames section updated with new records from the UK & the Caribbean - 1/9/13

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich Nail Extractor Kit - 11/8/13

The two entries below have been entered into a new section on the Ips Misc. page called Almost Ipswich - Places with Names Similar to Ipswich

Ips Misc. page - Gipsvika, Svalbard, Norway - 26/7/13

Ips Misc. page - The Ipewik River, Alaska, USA - 22/7/13

Ips Misc. page - Scott Was Here - Book by Elaine Ipswitch - 20/7/13

Ships Named Ipswich page - Antares of Ipswich - 15/7/13

Ips Misc. page - Ipswich in The Fourth Protocol - A Novel by Frederick Forsyth - 14/7/13

***New & improved maps can now be found on each page of Planet Ipswich***

Ips Misc. page - The Ipswich Cuckoos - Film - 1/6/13

Ipswich, England page - The Ipswich Institute - 26/5/13

*** The Ips Misc. page has now been revitalised & rearranged. Items are now in categories (Music, Food, Products etc) which should make navigating the page much easier***   -  25/5/13

Ipswich as a Scientific Name page - More species added - Austrosimulium bancrofti Ipswich A and Ipswich B, Calyptochloa gracillima subsp. ipsviciensis & Baiera ipsviciensis - 24/5/13

Ipswich, England page - Myth of the Roman Road over the Orwell - 16/5/13

Ips Misc. page -Item 42. - More Songs & Music with Ipswich in the Title - 12/5/13

Ips Misc. page -Item 41. - Ipswich - Song by Georgi Kay - 12/5/13

Ips Misc. page - The vacant slot at Item 26. has now been filled with: Ipswich - Song by Finnish Rock Band Absoluuttinen Nollapiste - 20/4/13

Ips Misc. page - The vacant slot at Item 8. has now been filled with: Ipswich - Rock Band from California, USA - 18/4/13

Ips Misc. page - The vacant slot at Item 3. has now been filled with: Ipswich - Indie Band from Christchurch, New Zealand - 14/4/13

Ipswich Townvillas, Virginia page - New information added to the History & Derivation of Name section - 29/3/13

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Ipswich Bay section has now been updated & expanded - 13/3/13

***New Page - Another Ipswich Discovered - Lake Ipswich in the City of Suffolk, Virginia, USA - 27/1/13***

***   New page launched - Ipswich as a Scientific Name - 5/1/13  *** 

This page details all the animal & plant species, both extant & extinct, that have been named after one or other of the Ipswichs of the world (43 scientific names altogether). The former ipswichi/ipswichia Wasps page has been incorporated into the new page, along with the following items from the Ips Misc. page:- 3. Ficus ipswichii & Ficus ipswichiana, 8. Laciniaria ipswichiana, 26. Notelaea ipsviciensis, & 26a. Polypodiisporites ipsviciensis & Thymospora ipsviciensis.  

Ipswich, Queensland page - Rosewood Railway Museum - 1/1/13

Ipswich, South Dakota page - The JW Parmley section has been updated with a biography, together with details of the two museums run by the JW Parmley Historical Home Society - 30/12/12

ipswichi/ipswichia Wasps page - Copidosoma ipswichia - another wasp named by A A Girault added - 29/12/12

Ipswich, South Dakota page - The Ipswich Pioneer Village - 27/12/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 26a. Polypodiisporites ipsviciensis & Thymospora ipsviciensis

Ipswich, Queensland page - Railways - 18/12/12

Ships Named Ipswich page - New ship named Gippeswic (1912) added, plus additional information on a number of other vessels - 9/12/12

Ipswich, England page - Railways - 30/11/12

The Ones That Got Away page - City of Ipswich, Queensland - Land Lost to Other Jurisdictions - 24/11/12

Ipswich, England page - High Steward of Ipswich - 12/11/12

The Ones That Got Away page - Orwell Haven (Orwell Estuary) - Formerly within the Borough of Ipswich, England - 7/11/12

Ipswich, England page -The Lost Port of Orwell - 29/10/12

Ipswich, England page - The Shipyards of Ipswich - 28/10/12

Ips Misc. page -  More information added to Item 40. - Ipswich in the Names of Public Houses, Bars & Inns etc. - 11/10/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 40. - Ipswich in the Names of Public Houses, Bars & Inns etc. - 7/10/12

Ipswich, England page  “Tolly Follies” - 23/9/12

Ipswich, England page  - Extra-parochial Parts of Ipswich - 11/9/12

Ipswich, England page  - The Villages & Hamlets of the Liberties of Ipswich - 10/9/12

Ipswich, England page - The Boundaries and Expansion of Ipswich - 10/9/12

Ipswich, England page - Charles Sherrington - 28/8/12

Ipswich, England page - The Waterfront - 12/8/12

Ships Named Ipswich - Swift of Ipswich (luxury yacht once owned by James Cagney) - 8/8/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - The Expansion of Ipswich - 5/8/12

The Ones That Got Away page - What Might Have Been: The Proposal for a Greater Ipswich, England in the 1960s - 4/8/12

Ipswich, England page - Housing Estates, Neighbourhoods, Suburbs - 1/8/12

Ipswich, England page - Orwell Country Park - 28/7/12

Ipswich, England page - Ipswich Airport - 28/7/12

Ipswich, England page - Modern Day Distinction Between the Town & the Borough - 26/7/12

The Ones That Got Away page - The Village of Westerfield - Formerly Within the Borough of Ipswich, England - 26/7/12

Ipswich, England page - Leonard Squirrell - 21/7/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - Hyderabad, India – Sister City of Ipswich & Brisbane - 15/7/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - Nerima, Japan - Sister City of Ipswich - 15/7/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - The Ipswich Floods (1893, 1974, 2011) - 14/7/12

Ipswich, England page -  Belstead Brook Park - 9/7/12

Ipswich, England page - The Ipswich Martyrs - 23/6/12

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Other Historic Buildings - 20/6/12

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - First Period Houses - 17/6/12

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Hall-Haskell House - 4/6/12

New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - New Ipswich Center Village Historic District - 4/6/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - First Television Broadcast in the Southern Hemisphere? - 2/6/12

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - The Salem Witch Trials - the Ipswich Connection - 1/6/12

***New Page - A new addition to the Ipswich Family! - Ipswich Townvillas, City of Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - 26/5/12***

Ipswich, England page - The Master's House (Samuel Ward/William King) - 24/5/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 6a. - IPswiTch Group - 22/5/12

Ipswich, England page - Alderman Canal Local Nature Reserve - 21/5/12

Ipswich, England page - Ipswich Village - 21/5/12

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Ipswich Lace - 17/5/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - Edward & Daniel Carroll - 12/5/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 39. - The Gyppeswyk Fountain Pen - 12/5/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - The Ipswich Motorway - 8/5/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - University of Queensland - Ipswich Campus - 29/4/12

Ipswich, England page - IP Postcode Area - 28/4/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - Booval House - 17/4/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - Ipswich Volunteer Corps - 15/4/12

*** New Page - Ipswich, New South Wales, Australia - Another Ipswich discovered! *** 14/4/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 38. - Gyppeswick Historic House, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada - 9/4/12

Ipswich, England page - The Loyal Ipswich Volunteer Corps - 9/4/12

Ipswich, England page - Ipswich Barracks - 9/4/12

New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - New Ipswich Company in the Revolutionary War - 7/4/12

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - “The Great Ipswich Fright” - 6/4/12

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Ipswich Militia Regiment - 6/4/12

Ipswich, England page - The Half Hundred of Ipswich - 5/4/12

Ipswich, England page - The Old Custom House - 31/3/12

Ipswich, England page - Tooley's & Smart's Almshouses - 30/3/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 37. - Ipswich Shoewear Brand Names - 23/3/12

Ships Named Ipswich page - Ships with the suffix ‘of Ipswich’ - 16/3/12

The section on The Ipswich Catts, previously on the Ipswich, England page, has now been extended & moved to the Ships Named Ipswich page. The piece on the Ipswich, England page has been rewritten & renamed The Town Seal - 10/3/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 36. - Ipswich Centenary – Variety of Hibiscus - 25/2/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 33. -  Ipswich - China Pattern by J & G Meakin Ltd  - Updated information added regarding possible reason for the name Ipswich being used - 19/2/12

The Ones That Got Away page - The Town of Essex - Formerly part of Ipswich, Massachusetts - 18/2/12

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Ipswich River section - changes made with regard to the source of the river - 18/2/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 29. changed to include Ipswich Crimson, variety of Dianthus plumarius - 18/2/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - New piece about Blackstone & the United Welsh Church, under the Ipswich Suburbs section - 11/2/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 35. - Long Drive Through Ipswich - Song by Steve Towson - 4/2/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 34. - Ipswich Fog - Evangeline Ghastly Doll - 28/1/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 33.  - Ipswich - China Pattern by J & G Meakin Ltd - 24/1/12

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Ipswich Range Lights - 22/1/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 32.  - Ipswich Gold & Pride of IpswichNeoregelia Hybrids - 21/1/12

Ships Named Ipswich page - 2 more ships added: Ipswich (Schooner) 1823 & Pride of Ipswich (Spritsail) 1864, plus updated information on several other vessels - 14/1/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 31. - Ipswich - Glass Pattern by A.H. Heisey & Company - 7/1/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 30. - Ipswich Pine - Wood Stain - 2/1/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 29. - Ipswich Pink - Variety of Dianthus plumarius - 2/1/12

Ips Misc. page - Item 28. - ‘Ipswich Man’ - BBC Documentary - 1/1/12

Ipswich, Queensland page - Ipswich Grammar School - 27/12/11

Ipswich, England page - Ipswich School - 27/12/11

Ships Named Ipswich page - 3 more ships: Ipswich (Bucket Dredger) 1897, My Fair Lady of Ipswich, & Ipswitch, plus updated information on the American ship Ipswich (1919) - 26/12/11

Ips Misc. page - Item 27. - City of Ipswich - F-111C Tactical Strike Aircraft - 19/12/11

Ipswich, England page - Historic Churches - 10/12/11

Ips Misc. page - Item 26. - Notelaea ipsviciensis - 13/11/11

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - The Ipswich Witchcraft Trial - 12/11/11

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Greenwood Farm Reservation - 9/11/11

Ips Misc. page - Item 25. - Scrabble Ipswich - 6/11/11

Ipswich, England page - Ipswich Hoards - 9/10/11

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Ipswich Bar & Ipswich Bluff - 30/9/11

Ips Misc. page - Item 24. - Monopoly - Ipswich Edition - 24/9/11

Ips Misc. page - Item 23. - Ipswich Potato Planter - 23/9/11

Ipswich, England page - Ransomes (Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Ransomes & Rapier) - 17/9/11

***New page added - Ipswich Basin, Australia  - Featuring the Ipswich Basin, West Ipswich Fault & Ipswich Coal Measures - 5/9/11***  (special thanks to Malcolm Doyle for researching & writing this piece)

Ips Misc. page - Item 22. - Ipswich & Double Ipswich - Sailcloth - 4/9/11

Ips Misc. page - Item 21. - Ipswich Time - 3/9/11

New Album in the Photo Gallery - Ipswich, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica - 6 photos from this Ipswich, kindly donated by Alex Nunn of Ipswich, England who visited Jamaica recently - 23/8/11

Ips Misc page - Item 18. has now been renamed Ipswich Almond Pudding & Ipswich Lemon Pie, with details of the latter added - 28/7/11

Ships Named Ipswich page - Lifeboats section updated -  now features four lifeboats named Ipswich - 27/7/11

***Ips Misc page now contains three items previously on Ipswich, England page, & two previously found on the Ipswich, Massachusetts page:-

Item 16. Ipswich Window; Item 17. Viscount Ipswich; Item 18. Ipswich Almond Pudding; Item 19. Ipswich Clams; Item 20. Ipswich Soil***

Photo Gallery - Six new photos in the Ipswich, Wisconsin album, including Ipswich Prairie - 4/7/11 (kindly donated by Stephen Cobb)

Ipswich, England page & 'Statues, Plaques & Signs' album in Photo Gallery - Pictures of the new Cardinal Thomas Wolsey statue, unveiled 29th June - 30/6/11

Ipswich, England page - Cardinal Thomas Wolsey section rewritten & expanded - 18/6/11

Ipswich, England page - Prince Alexander Obolensky - 17/6/11

Ips Misc page - Item 15. - From Auschwitz to Ipswich - Song by Jarvis Cocker - 14/5/11

Ipswich, England page - David Garrick - 14/5/11

Ips Misc page - Item 14. - East of Ipswich - TV drama by Michael Palin - 14/5/11

Photo Gallery - New photos in the Ipswich, Massachusetts & New Ipswich, New Hampshire albums - 13/5/11 (kindly donated by Stephen Cobb)

Ships Named Ipswich page - Several more ships added to this page - 7/5/11

Ipswich, Queensland page - Top of Town - 16/4/11

Ipswich, Queensland page - Rockton - 16/4/11

Photo Gallery - Photos of Heartbreak Road -  Ipswich, Massachusetts album- 8/4/11 (Thanks to Rick Isaacs)

Ipswich, Queensland page - St Paul's Church - link with Ipswich, England - 30/1/11

Ips Misc page - Item 13. - Ipswich x 5 - 21/1/11

Ips Misc page - Item 12. - I Put Some Water In Charlie's Hat - 19/1/11

See the Home page for details of how to give to the 'Hands across the water' appeal for the victims of the floods in Ipswich, Queensland - 13/1/11

Each of the ten Ipswiches now show their Time Zone (in the top section of the page) - 7/1/11

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Wolf Hollow - 31/12/10

Ipswich, England page - The Cobbold Family - 31/12/10

The Planet Ipswich Quiz - Now extended to 40 questions - 17/12/10

Ipswich, Queensland page - TheWorkshops Rail Museum - 12/12/10

Ipswich, England page - Ipswich Museum & Ipswich Transport Museum - 12/12/10

Ipswich, England page - VS Pritchett - 5/12/10

Ipswich, England page - Enid Blyton - 5/12/10

Ipswich, Queensland page - John Bradfield - 4/12/10

Ipswich, Queensland page - Ipswich Show - 4/12/10

Ipswich, Queensland page - White Rock – Spring Mountain Conservation Estate - 27/11/10

Ipswich, England page - the Ipswich Murders 2006 - 27/11/10

Ipswich, England page - Ipswich - Arras Partnership - 24/11/10

Ipswich, England page - Early History section expanded to include details of the town's early defensive ramparts & gateways - 21/11/10

Ipswich, England page - Pykenham's Gatehouse - 14/11/10

Ships Named Ipswich page - SS Ipswich (Great Eastern Railway Steamship) - 14/11/10

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Choate Bridge feature extended, to include Mr Clark's poem - 14/11/10

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Heartbreak Hill - 14/11/10

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Turner Hill - 13/11/10

Ships Named Ipswich page - 'The Ipswich Galley' - 12/11/10

The Ones That Got Away page - Ipswich Water - 12/11/10

Ipswich, England page - The Cornhill - 11/11/10

Ipswich, England page - Sir John Mills - 31/10/10

Ships Named Ipswich page - Ipswich (Bremer River Paddle Steamer) - 30/10/10

Ipswich, England page - feature on the Ancient House extended - 30/10/10

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Anne Bradstreet - 27/10/10

3 new pictures in the Ipswich, Queensland album of the Gallery, featuring views from Denmark Hill - thanks to Ruth Thomson for sending these in - 27/10/10

Ips Misc page - Item 10. - Ipswitch & Ipswich as Surnames - new information added - 24/10/10

New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - Wapack Wilderness & Nussdorfer Nature Area - 23/10/10

Ipswich, Queensland page - Suburbs: A look at some of the Ipswich region's outlying areas including Amberley, Goodna & Grandchester - 16 & 17/10/10

New Photo Album in the Gallery - Ipswich, Manitoba - Thanks to Bill Hillman for supplying these pictures - 12/10/10

Ships Named Ipswich page - ship of unknown origin (England or Jamaica?) -10/10/10

Ships Named Ipswich page - 2 lifeboats named Ipswich - 10/10/10

Ships Named Ipswich page - Six English ships from the eighteenth & nineteenth centuries bearing the name Ipswich  - 9/10/10

Ipswich, England page - Wallis Simpson's divorce - 4/10/10

Most pages on the site now have links from the Page Contents section. Click on any heading to be instantly transported to the corresponding feature. If you find any link that doesn't work, please email me with the details at info@planetipswich.com - 3/10/10

Taken today (27/9/10) - Photos of the newly re-opened Giles Circus in Ipswich, England - see 'Streets' & 'Statues, Plaques & Signs' albums in the Gallery

Ipswich, England page -Article on Giles - 27/9/10

Ips Misc page - Item 11. - Ipswich Bay Company, Houston, Texas - 25/9/10

Ipswich, England page - Jean Ingelow - 25/9/10

Ips Misc Page - Item 5. - More information concerning the origins of Ipswich View B&B, Toodyay - the place to stay if you're ever in Western Australia - 24/9/10

Ipswich, Queensland page - Bremer River & Brisbane River - 21/9/10

Ipswich, Queensland page - George Thorn  'Father of Ipswich' - 19/9/10

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Nathaniel Ward - 18/9/10

Ips Misc page -Item 4. - Lyrics to 'Which Switch is the Switch, Miss, for Ipswich' - 18/9/10

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - John Winthrop Junior - 17/9/10

Today (17/9/10) Ipswich Community Radio (ICRFM 105.7fm) broadcast an interview I recorded for them two weeks ago about the website. The interview was at 8:05 am & ran for approximately 15 minutes

Ips Misc page - Item 10. Ipswich & Ipswitch as surnames - 15 - 16/9/10

Ipswich, England page - Friars section has now been extended & renamed Priories & Friaries - 15/9/10

Ipswich, Queensland page - features on the historic buildings Claremont, Belmont, Gooloowan & The Old Court House - 12/9/10

Ipswich, England page - Charles Dickens section expanded - 11/9/10

New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - Features on Samuel Appleton, Nathan Appleton & The Appleton Academy - 11/9/10

Ipswich, England page - Viscount Ipswich - 10/9/10

Listeners to BBC Radio Suffolk's Breakfast Show may have heard me talking about www.planetipswich.com for a few minutes at around 7:50 am on Thursday 9/9/10 (103.9fm)

Ipswich, Queensland page - Thomas Shapcott - 4/9/10

Ipswich, South Dakota page - Memorial Arch - 4/9/10

Ipswich, England page - Ipswich Window - 4/9/10

Ips Misc page - Item 5. Updated information about Ipswich View Homestead Bed & Breakfast, Toodyay, Western Australia, including details of its reputation as a haunted house - 3/9/10

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Chevy Chase (Cornelius Crane Chase) - 1/9/10

Ips Misc page - 'Descendant: Chronicles of the Ipswich Witch' a novel by Miranda Bachman - 30/8/10

Ips Misc page - Item 8. Laciniaria ipswichiana - 30/8/10

Ipswich, England page - Sir John Gordon Sprigg - 29/8/10

Ipswich, England page - Thomas Eldred - 29/8/10

Ipswich, England page - Edith Maud Cook - 29/8/10

Ipswich, South Dakota page - Prayer Rock - 27/8/10

Ipswich, South Dakota page - JW Parmley Home & Historical Society - 25/8/10

Ipswich, South Dakota page - Marcus P Beebe Memorial Library - 25/8/10

Order of Page Contents have now been put on most pages, to allow you to find what you are looking for easier - 22/8/10

New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - Augustus Addison Gould - 21/8/10

Ipswich, England page - Margaret Catchpole - 21/8/10

New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - Benjamin Champney - 20/8/10

Ipswich, Massachusetts page - John Updike - 19/8/10

Ips Misc page - Item 7. Tyson & Ipswitch - 17/8/10


Ips Misc page - Item 6. Ipswitch Inc - 16/8/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - d'Arcy Doyle - 13/8/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - Neville Bonner - 11/8/10


Ips Misc page - Item 5. Ipswich View Bed & Breakfast, Toodyay, Western Australia - 8/8/10


New page - 7/8/10 - Roads named Ipswich - A list of roads, streets, avenues etc. throughout the world named Ipswich (& Gippeswyk) - WORLD EXCLUSIVE!!


New page added  31/7/10 - Ips Misc - a page for interesting facts & references to Ipswich that don't belong in any other category - Item?. is about  'Ipswichus'; a character in a 17th century play by William Johnson. Item 2. The Ipswich Inn motel in Grand Junction, Colorado. Item 3.  Ficus ipswichii & Ficus ipswichiana (which I've moved from the Queensland page). Item 4. " Which switch is the switch, Miss, for Ipswich?" a song from 1915.


Ipswich, Queensland page - RSL Memorial Hall & Ipswich Technical College - 30/7/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - Incinerator Theatre/Walter Burley Griffin Incinerator - 27/7/10


New page added - ipswichi/ipswichi wasps - Featuring the four species of Chalcid wasps with the ipswichi or ipswichia suffix, first described by A A Girault  - 25/7/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - Old Town Hall - 22/7/10


Ipswich, England page - Rivers Orwell & Gipping -17/7/10


Ipswich, England page - Holywells Mansion, Chantry Mansion - 17/7/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - Ficus ipswichii & Ficus ipswichiana - 12/7/10 (moved to Ips Misc page -31/7/10)


New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - Souhegan River - 10/7/10


Ipswich, England page - Ipswich Charter Hangings - 9/7/10


Ipswich, England page - Orwell Bridge - 7/7/10


Ipswich, England page - The Willis Building  - 7/7/10


Ipswich, England & Ipswich, Massachusetts pages - Link between Castle Hill, Mass. & Christchurch Mansion, Suffolk - 4/7/10


Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Ipswich Ales - 3/7/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - Ipswich Greyhound Racing Club - 3/7/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - Ipswich Turf Club - 3/7/10


Ipswich, Wisconsin page - visit of US President William McKinley in 1900 - 3/7/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - Ipswich Motorsport Precinct - 3/7/10


Ipswich, England page - Foxhall Stadium/Ipswich Witches speedway - 2/7/10


30/6/10 - New albums in Photo Gallery for, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Wisconsin & Queensland, plus 8 more photos in Massachusetts album. Thanks to Alex Nunn of Ipswich, England who has visited each of these Ipswiches & has kindly donated his photos.


Ipswich, England page - brief paragraphs about Admiral Lord Nelson & Sir Thomas Slade - 26/6/10


Ipswich, England page - The Charter/ Le Domesday - 25/6/10


 *NEWSFLASH** Well, it took them a while (3 months), but the Ipswich Evening Star  (England)finally got round to doing the article on Planet Ipswich on 15th June.


Ipswich, Massachusetts page -  piece on Arthur Wesley Dow - 12/6/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - Ipswich Jets Rugby League Football Club - 7/6/10


Ipswich, Manitoba page - RM Strathclair logo - 6/6/10


Ipswich, Massachusetts & New Ipswich NH pages - town seals  - 6/6/10


Ipswich, Suffolk page - Ipswich Coat of Arms - 6/6/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - Ipswich City Crest & Arms - 6/6/10


New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - Windblown Cross Country Ski Area - 5/6/10


New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - The Wapack Trail - 3/6/10


Ipswich, Wisconsin page - Pre-European settlements - 31/5/10 (special thanks to Malcolm Doyle who researched & wrote the 'pre-European settlement' sections on all five North American pages)
Ipswich, Massachusetts page - features on Appleton Farms, Willowdale State Forest & Sandy Point State Reservation - 31/5/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - features on parks & reserves in Ipswich area - 30/5/10


Populations (where known) for all nine inhabited Ipswiches  - on individual pages - 29/5/10


Ipswich, South Dakota page - Pre-European settlements - 26/5/10


Ipswich, Manitoba page - Pre-European settlements - 23/5/10


'How to get there' sections for all ten Ipswiches - 23/5/10


Ips Which? page - Planet Ipswich Family Tree - 22/5/10


Ipswich, Massachusetts & New Ipswich, New Hampshire pages - Pre-European settlements - 18/5/10


Ipswich, England page - Ipswich Town Football Club feature - 16/5/10


Ips Which? page - Planet Ipswich world map - 15/5/10


Maps - All ten Ipswiches now have national maps - 13/5/10


Ipswich, South Dakota page - Slight changes to the naming origins of this Ipswich - 13/5/10


Ipswich, England page - Ipswich Almond Pudding - 12/5/10


Ipswich, England page - Christchurch Mansion - 11/5/10


Ipswich, England page - The Ancient House - 9/5/10

 

 Ipswich, England page - World's oldest church bells - 9/5/10


New Ipswich, New Hampshire page - Barrett House feature - 8/5/10


Ipswich, Massachusetts page - 'Ipswich Town' - poem by James Appleton Morgan - 8/5/10


Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Features on Castle Hill, Crane Beach & Heard House- 8/5/10


New pictures in the Massachusetts gallery  courtesy  of http://www.bwlord.com/Ipswich/ipswich.htm , plus pictures on some of the other pages - 5/5/10


New Look! - You will see that the site has had a bit of a makeover, with the green bar down the side disappearing!!  Hope you like it. If not, let me know - 3/5/10


Ipswich, England page - profile of Suffolk - 2/5/10


Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Essex County profile - 2/5/10


Ipswich, Queensland page - County of Stanley - 1/5/10


Ipswich, Manitoba page - Piece on the RM of Strathclair - 1/5/10


New Ipswich, NH page - brief history & geography of Hillsborough county - 1/5/10


Ipswich, South Dakota page - Short profile of Edmunds County - 1/5/10


Islas Ipswich page - Short article on the Magallanes region of southern Chile - 28/4/10


Ipswich, Wisconsin page - Brief profile of Lafayette County - 25/4/10


Ipswich, Portland, JA page - Brief feature on Portland parish - 25/4/10


Ipswich, Saint Elizabeth, JA page - Short feature on St. Elizabeth parish - 25/4/10


Ipswich, Manitoba page - the origins of this Ipswich revealed - 24/4/10 (We now have information on the origins of ALL the Ipswiches of the world)


New page - The Planet Ipswich Quiz - added 20/4/10.   See how much you know about the Ipswiches of the world. Compete with friends & family to see who can get all the answers quickest. Most importantly, tell everyone you know in 'your' Ipswich about the Planet Ipswich quiz.


Gov. Winthrop's 1634 journal entry & 1638 deed signed by Musconominet - Ipswich, Massachusetts page 18/4/10


 'Home of the Yellowstone Trail' - Ipswich, South Dakota page 18/4/10


Short feature on theIndigenous people in the Ipswich area of Queensland - 17/4/10


John Whipple House & Choate Bridge - Ipswich, Massachusetts page 17/4/10


Ipswich, Wisconsin page - New & Exclusive: the origins of this Ipswich revealed - 12/4/10


See message from Steve in the Guestbook - posted 11/4/10


New Page added**  Ships Named Ipswich - 11/4/10 (I nearly called this page 'Shipswich' but then decided against it!! Let me know what you think)


Ipswich, England page - Black, Grey & White Friars in thirteenth century Ipswich - 10/4/10


Ipswich, England page - Feature on Geoffrey Chaucer's Ipswich connections - 9/4/10


**NEWSFLASH**   Feature on Planet Ipswich appears in Ipswich Chronicle, Massachusetts -  1/4/10 (Not available in the online edition, unfortunately)


Ipswich, England page - Ipswich Racecourse & the First Steeplechase on Record - 6/4/10


Ipswich, England - Thomas Gainsborough - short feature - 5/4/10


New album in Gallery: Paintings - featuring two of Gainsborough's landscapes of Ipswich, Suffolk - 5/4/10


New album in Gallery: Ipswich, Massachusetts, courtesy of http://iloveipswich.com/  - added 3/4/10


Ipswich, England page - Our Lady of Ipswich feature 3/4/10


Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Ipswich Soils 28/3/10


Ipswich, Massachusetts page - Ipswich Clams 28/3/10


Ipswich, South Dakota page - new evidence for the origins of the naming of this town  26/3/10


 Ipswich, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica page  - Exclusive new evidence of the origins of this Ipswich  24/3/10


Ipswich, England page - update on stone, bronze & iron age Ipswich & the Trinovantes tribe 23/3/10


Charles Dickens in Ipswich - Ipswich, England page 23/3/10


Ipswich, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica page - Feature on Ipswich Caves 20/3/10


Ipswich Wisconsin page - Feature on Ipswich Prairie 20/3/10


Ipswich, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica page  - Origins & history updated 20/3/10


Ipswich, Portland, Jamaica page  - Origins revealed  20/3/10


Piece on New Ipswich Mountain - New Ipswich page 17/3/10


Shakespeare's references to Ipswich, England added 15/3/10


Ipswich River & Ipswich Bay features - on Ipswich, Massachusetts page 15/3/10


Ipswich, England page - piece on Cardinal Wolsey added 13/3/10


**NEWSFLASH**   Feature on Planet Ipswich appears in Ipswich Queensland Times 12/3/10   http://www.qt.com.au/story/2010/03/12/meet-planet-ipswich/


Ipswich, Massachusetts page updated with information about the 'Birthplace of American Independence'  9/3/10


Ipswich, Portland, Jamaica page - appeal for information 7/3/10


Ipswich, England page updated with more history 7/3/10


Ipswich, Queensland page updated with more history 6/3/10


New page added 5/3/10. The Ones That Got Away - places formerly called Ipswich.  Articles added on Ipswich Hamlet, Ipswich Canada, Little Ipswich NY, Little Ipswich Queensland & the Shire of Ipswich 6/3/10


Article on Ipswich Ware pottery added to the Ipswich, England page, 28/2/10


Ipswich Sparrow, updated 27/2/10


Ipswichian Interglacial Period, updated 27/2/10


More information on the Islas Ipswich, South Dakota & Wisconsin pages added 27/2/10