Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Brewers’ Arms South Street

1870 to 1890. Frederick Witchell
1890 to 1891. George Henry Smith
1892 to 1933. Philip Huxstable Jones
1933 to 1941. Ewart Henry Jones

In 1934 the rent paid by tenant Ewart Jones to landlords The Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited was £70 per annum. The Brewers’ Arms was destroyed by a bomb on Good Friday 1941.

Census 1871.

Frederick Witchell 32, head married, labourer in brewery, Warminster
Maria Witchell 32, wife married, Tickenham Somerset
Alice Witchell 10, daughter, London
Rhoda Witchell 18, niece unmarried, Clevedon

Census 1881.

Frederick Witchell 42, head married, publican, Warminster Wiltshire
Maria Witchell 41, wife married, Tickenham Somerset
Allice Witchell 20, daughter unmarried, Pimlico London
Eliza Watkins 32, niece unmarried, servant, Tickenham Somerset

Census 1891.

George H. Smith 27, head married, publican, Bristol Bedminster
Eliza Smith 27, wife married, London Hornsey
Eliza Watkins 42, servant single, general domestic servant, Somerset Nailsea

Census 1901.

Philip H. Jones 30, head married, beer retailer, Bristol Bedminster
Florence A. Jones 30, wife married, housewife, Bristol Bedminster
Florence M. Jones 5, daughter, Bristol Bedminster
Phyllis H. Jones 4 months, daughter, Bristol Bedminster

Census 1911.

Philip H. Jones 40, head married, beer retailer, Bedminster
Florence Minnie Jones 15, daughter school, Bedminster
Phyllis Huxstable Jones 10, daughter school, Bedminster
Ewart Henry Jones 5, son school, Bedminster
Ada Bessant 24, servant single, domestic, Pill Somerset