Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Elm Tree Inn

1841 – 51. John Anderson
1861 – 72. Sarah Anderson
1874. William J. Cooksley
1881 – 88. Walter Wood
1888 to 1924. James Nelson Harris
1924 to 1829. Ann Harris
1935 – 38. Frederick Tutton
1975. A. J. Bishop (manager)

Pictured here after a fire in 1906, the pub was repaired and back in business soon after

Census 1841.

John Anderson 50, farmer, not born in county
Sarah Anderson 35, not born in county
Maria Anderson 15, not born in county
Ann Anderson 13, not born in county
Mary Anderson 11, born in county
John Anderson 9, born in county
Sarah Anderson 7, born in county
Hellen Anderson 5, born in county
Catherine Anderson 3, born in county
Christopher Anderson 1, born in county

Census 1851.

John Anderson 61, head married, beer retailer, Yorkshire York
Sarah Anderson 51, wife married, Yorkshire Leeds
Mary Anderson 25, daughter unmarried, Yorkshire York
John Anderson 22, son unmarried, milk dealer, Somerset Bristol
Sarah Anderson 20, daughter unmarried, Somerset Bristol
Hellen Anderson 14, daughter, Somerset Bristol
Christopher Anderson 10, son scholar, Somerset Bedminster
Philip Venn 19, servant unmarried, milkman’s labourer, Somerset Bristol

Census 1861.

Sarah Anderson 65, head widow, inn keeper, Yorkshire Leeds
Christopher Anderson 20, son unmarried, shipwright, Somerset Bishopsworth
Thursa Cook 17, servant unmarried, general servant, Devon Plymouth
William King 47, servant unmarried, farm labourer, Somerset Pensford

Census 1871.

Sarah Anderson 70, head widow, publican (Elm Tree), Leeds Yorkshire
Sarah A. Veal 22, servant unmarried, general servant, Sutton Somerset

Census 1881.

Walter Wood 28, head married, licensed victualler, Gloucestershire
Emma S. Wood 25, wife married, Somersetshire
Harry Davey 23, servant unmarried, inn servant, Somersetshire Bishopsworth

Census 1891.

James N. Harris 31, head married, licensed victualler, Somerset
Annie Harris 30, wife married, Somerset
Susan E. Harris 6, daughter scholar, Bishopsworth Somerset
James N. Harris 62, father widower, no occupation, Bishopsworth Somerset
Sarah J. Chaunty 15, domestic servant, Bishopsworth, Somerset, England

Census 1901.

James N. Harris 42, head married, licensed victualler, Keynsham Somerset
Ann Harris 41, wife married, Burrell Wiltshire
Susan Harris 15, daughter single, St.George’s College Green Bristol

Census 1911.

James Nelson Harris 52, head married, licensed victualler, Keynsham Somerset
Ann Harris 50, wife married, Wooten Bassett Wiltshire
Susan Eliza Harris 25, daughter single, assisting in business, Bristol