Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Bedminster Hotel East Street

1901. Jessie Crombie
1902 – 17. Francis Burland

On the corner with Regent Road, this pub was built in 1900 to replace the New Inn. It was bought by W.D. & H.O. Wills in 1911 and was used as a canteen until 1925 when it was demolished to make way for an extension to their warehouses.

Census 1901.

Jessie Crombie 30, head single, hotel manageress, Scotland
Lizzie Crombie 20, sister single, assistant manageress, Scotland
Ada Chave 25, servant single, barmaid, London
Mary Matle 40, servant single, cook domestic, Devonshire Paignton
Olive Trussler 20, servant single, housemaid domestic, Somersetshire Mells
Warren Gale 20, servant single, ostler groom, Somersetshire Martock
Frederick Bragg 24, servant single, barman, Somersetshire Taunton

Census 1911.

Francis Walter Edgar Burland 37, head married, licensed victualler, Redcliff Bristol
Jessie Burland 40, wife married, assisting in business, Trocklehills near Elgin Scotland
Walter John Burland 8, son, Bedminster Bristol
David William Burland 3, son, Bedminster Bristol
Maud Smallman 22, servant single, waitress, Nailsea Somerset
Percy Reginald Simmonds 22, servant single, barman, Castle Street St.Peter’s Bristol
Harry Cox 20, servant single, billiard marker, Portishead Somerset
Lily May Summerill 19, servant single, kitchen maid, Bedminster Bristol
Minnie Clara Peacock 19, servant single, housemaid, St.George Bristol