Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Old Port Tavern Narrow Quay

1854 – 56. John Flinn
1858. P. Mulcahy
1860 – 61. John Leaker
1863. Sarah Cairfield
1865. W. Steer
1866 to 1867. John Quin
1868 to 1887. Richard Thomas
1888 – 89. James Berry
1891. Margaret Davis
1891. William Collins
1893. Margaret Collins
1896 – 97. Charles Tuckfield
1899. Ernest Hewys

Between Currant Lane and Assembly Rooms Lane, pictured here in the 1890’s this pub was long gone when the extension to the C.W.S. was built on the site in 1959. Later on this site was an office block occupied by Burges-Salmon.

Census 1881.

Richard Thomas 51, head married, publican, East Pennard Somerset
Ann Thomas 52, wife married, publican’s wife, Derry Hill Wiltshire
Ellen Barry 22, daughter married, publican’s daughter, Temple Bristol
Mary Ann Thomas 20, daughter unmarried, publican’s daughter, Temple Bristol
Sophia Thomas 18, daughter unmarried, publican’s daughter, Temple Bristol
Minnie Thomas 14, daughter, publican’s daughter, Temple Bristol
James Barry 26, son in law married, labourer, St.James’ Bristol
James Barry 3, grandson, St.Stephen’s Bristol
Ann Nokes 53, visitor widow, charwoman, Mellow Somerset
William Perry 37, lodger unmarried, labourer, Langport Somerset
James Webb 35, lodger unmarried, labourer, Langport Somerset
Ann Bunce 44, lodger married, charwoman, Cornwall
William Bunce 50, lodger married, labourer, Cornwall

Census 1891.

William Collins 42, head married, publican, Bristol
Margaret Collins 39, wife married, Bristol