Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Bunch Of Grapes King Street

1852 – 66. William King
1869 – 80. Ellen King
1881. John Croome
1882 to 1886. E. Wilkinson
1887 – 1909. Alfred Whitaker
1911 – 17. Frederick G. Webb
1921 – 35. Jane Webb
1937 – 38. Jane Arnold
1941 – 53. Ellen Amelia Collins
1956. Mildred N. E. Whitchurch
1975. Mrs Ross-Mackenzie

The tenancy of Ellen Collins commenced on the 11th February 1941, the rent was £30 per annum and the landlord was The Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited, Ellen was previously at the Star, in Cock & Bottle Lane which was bombed on the 24th November 1940.

Census 1861.

William C. King 38, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
Ellen King 38, wife married, house duties, Bristol
Susan King 7, daughter, Bristol
Louisa S. King 4, daughter, Bristol
Charles M. King 3, son, Bristol
Hester H. King 8 months, daughter, Bristol
Sarah Standen 22, servant unmarried, servant, Somersetshire Weston Courtenay
Mary Standen 12, servant, Somersetshire Weston Courtenay

Census 1871.

Ellen King 48, head widow, retailer of wines & spirits, Bristol
Susan 17, daughter unmarried, assistant in bodice trade, Bristol
Louisa King 14, daughter scholar, Bristol
Charles King 13, son scholar, Bristol
Hester King 10, daughter scholar, Bristol
Samuel King 8, son scholar, Bristol

Census 1881.

John C. Croome 32, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
Elizabeth A. Croome 30, wife married, Gloucestershire Stapleton
Gertrude C. A. Croome 6, daughter scholar, Bristol
Arthur J. Croome 2, son scholar, Bristol
Maria Crowley 14, servant, general servant, Bristol

Census 1891.

Alfred Whitaker 50, head widower, publican, Midsomer Norton Somerset
Mary Hickson 24, servant single, house keeper, Barton under Needwood Staffordshire
Florence Greedy 19, servant single, servant, Keynsham Somerset

Census 1901.

Alfred Whitaker 60, head married, publican, Midsomer Norton Somerset
Mary Whitaker 34, wife married, Barton under …….. Staffordshire
Harriett Robinson 73, visitor widow, Appleby Leicestershire
Evelyn Hickson 9, visitor, Coleridge Staffordshire

Census 1911.

Frederick G. Webb 28, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
Jane Webb 29, wife married, assisting in business,
Frederick Webb 3, son,
John Webb 1, son,
Florence M. Sheppard 15, servant single, general servant,