Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Osborne Wine Vaults North Street

1863 James Coombs
1871 Arthur Sharland
1871 – 72 James Bellamy
1874 R. Matthews
1876 Sarah A. Rohl
1877 George Wightman
1878 C. Giles
1879 William Jones
1881 – 82 John Bush
1883 F. Elvard
1885 – 86 Martha Butler
1888 Thomas Phillips
1889 James Taylor
1891 William Webber
1891. Henry J. miller
1892 – 99 William Jenkins
1901 William Roberts
1901 – 04 Joseph Marock
1906 – 09 Margaret Chesterton
1911 – 21 Sarah David
1928 Alfred Lewis
1931 Elizabeth Lee
1935 Roland Blannin
1937 James Peters
1938 Archie Shepstone

No.25 North Street on the corner with Moon Street, the building was home to a tailor’s shop before being converted to a pub in the early 1860s. The name above the door in this photograph is Sarah David, this is probably the landlady stood in the doorway, Sarah was a tenant of The Bristol United Breweries Limited. The Osborne Wine Vaults was destroyed by German bombs in 1941.

Census 1861.
House uninhabited at the time of census

Census 1871.

James Bellamy 35, head married, publican, Somerset Williton
Emma Bellamy 33, wife married, Somerset Taunton
Elizabeth A. Bellamy 9, daughter scholar, Bristol
Emily Bellamy 7, daughter scholar, Bristol
Rosina Bellamy 4, daughter scholar, Bristol
Fanny Bellamy 2months, daughter, Bristol

Census 1881.

John Bush 42, head married, publican and builder, Somerset Compton Martin
Mary Bush 44, wife married, Somerset East Harptree

Census 1891.

Henry J. Miller 21, head single, licensed victualler, Bristol St.Paul’s

Census 1901.

Joseph Marock 27, head married, beer house keeper, Russia Poland
Kate Marock 26, wife married, London

Census 1911.

Sarah David 64, head widow, license holder, Hallatrow Somerset
David Rees 50, nephew married, furnishing assistant, Llangunor Camarthenshire
Mary Annie Rees 42, niece married, Bristol
Charles David Rees 10, son, school, Bristol