Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Lower Park Row Off License

No.10 Griffin Lane in 1881.
No.17 Lower Park Row from then on

1881 – 88. Sarah Witcombe
1891 – 97. Mary Sabina Lea
1901. Eliza Thomas
1904 – 06. Agnes L. Moon
1911 – 31. Francis Norman James
1935 – 56. Henry Francis James

Bristol Museum

Census 1881.
Shop with outdoor beer license.

Thomas Witcombe 58, head married, mason, Somerset Doulting
Sarah Witcombe 47, wife married, shop keeper, Bristol
Ellen Witcombe 10, daughter scholar, Bristol
George Witcombe 9, son scholar, Bristol
Fred Witcombe 7, son scholar, Bristol
Edward Witcombe 4, son scholar, Bristol

Census 1891.

Mary S. Lea 36, wife married, beer house keeper, Dorsetshire Silton
George Lea 10, son scholar, Bristol
Albert Lea 8, son scholar, Bristol
Beatrice M. Lea 6, daughter scholar, Bristol
Marie E. Lea 4, daughter, Bristol
Ernest W. Lea 2, son, Bristol
Rosina Pollard 18, servant single, domestic servant, Bristol

Census 1901.

Eliza Thomas 45, head widow, beer retailer, Oxforshire Stanton Harcourt
Catherine Griffiths 36, visitor single, living on own means, Bristol
James Griffiths 54, lodger married, carpenter, Bristol
Henry Harris 31, lodger single, carpenter, Poland (British Subject)
Louise Pope 27, visitor single, living on own means, Gloucestershire Gloucester

Census 1911.

Francis Norman James 46, head married, carpenter & joiner (out of work) Bristol
Clara Ann James 43, wife married, Bristol
Henry Francis James 24, son single, painter and house decorator, Bristol
Lily Clara James 22, daughter single, clerk for Bristol Co-op Society, Bristol
Clara Ann James 20, daughter single, chocolate coverer for J. S. Fry & Sons, Bristol