Bristol’s Lost Pubs

White Lion Quay Head

1806. Abraham Whitlaw
1816. Richard Passmore
1820 – 34. Abraham Brittain
1837 – 44 .Joseph Hutchings
1847. John Pritchard
1848 to 1852. William Davey
1853 to 1854. Michael Doyle
1855 – 83. George Hurcum
1885 – 86. Stephen Chasey
1888. Ellen Atkinson
1889. Samuel Hughes
1891 – 92. Thomas Hastilow
1894. William Parkinson
1897. Robert Meyrick
1899. John Oliver
1900 to 1901. Elizabeth Webber
1901. William Tizzard
1904 – 06. Ellen Locke
1907. Alfred Witcombe
1908. David Thomas Levi
1909. Robert Spurr
1914. Thomas Huish
1917. Olive Loré
1921. – 50 Cyril Broad
1953 – 56. William Thomas Hurford
1975. Mrs. J. Hurford

In 1887 a 75 year lease from Bristol Corporation was taken by Bristol brewers J & T Usher at a cost of £749 18s 1d. In 1888 the pub was rebuilt, costing Ushers £212 plus architects fees of £27 15s 5d, the builder was George Humphreys of Woodborough Street, Stapleton Road. The White Lion is still trading.

Census 1841.

Joseph Hutchings 40, factor, not born in county
Mary Hutchings 40, not born in county
John Hutchings 15, sugar refiner, born in county
Elizabeth Pinnager 15, servant, not born in county
Eliza Charnock 22, servant, born in county

Census 1851.

William Davey 36, head married, victualler and printer’s compositor, Bristol
Ann Davey 32, wife married, Bristol
Henry William Cromwell Davey 5, son scholar, Bristol
Caroline Turner 19, servant unmarried, house servant, Gloucestershire Winterbourne

Census 1861.

George Hurcome 38, head married, victualler, Beachley Gloucestershire
Sarah Hurcome 31, wife married, Bedminster Bristol
Elizabeth Hurcome 46, sister unmarried, seampstress, Beachley Gloucestershire
Emma Hurcome 20, niece unmarried, servant, Beachley Gloucestershire
Jane Ball 21, servant unmarried, servant, Wickwar Gloucestershire
Lewis De Rosa 45, lodger unmarried, sailor, Brazil
Alfred Hayes 35, lodger unmarried, labourer, Bristol
Frederick James 25, lodger unmarried, ship’s carpenter, Bristol

Census 1871.

George Hurcum 50, head married, publican, Gloucestershire Beachley
Sarah Hurcum 41, wife married, Bristol
Edwin Hurcum 21, son unmarried, Gloucestershire Beachley
Alfred Hurcum 9, son, Bristol
Emily Hurcum 5, daughter, Bristol
George Hurcum 3, son, Bristol
James Payne 40, boarder married, bailiff, Dorset
Samuel Thomas 51, boarder married, surveyor, Devon Exeter
James Taylor 54, boarder married, labourer, Devon Bideford
Alfred Taylor 23, boarder unmarried, labourer, Bristol
Lydia Phipps 27, servant married, servant, Wiltshire Trowbridge

Census 1881.

George Hurcum 65, head married, publican, Gloucestershire Beachley
Sarah Hurcum 52, wife married, Bristol
Edwin Hurcum 30, married, soda water maker, Gloucestershire Beachley
Alfred Hurcum 20, son unmarried, printer’s apprentice, Bristol
Emily Hurcum 14, daughter, upholstress, Bristol
George Hurcum 13, son scholar, Bristol
Sidney Hurcum 11, son scholar, Bristol
George E. Hurcum 9, grandson scholar, Bristol
George Nurse 11, grandson scholar, Bristol
Edgar G. E. Nurse 9, grandson scholar, Bristol
Lucy Murphy 28, servant unmarried, general servant, Monmouthshire Chepstow
George J. Knowles 47, servant married, ostler man servant, Somerset Belton
John J. Narks 30, lodger unmarried, reporter, Middlesex London

Census 1891.

Thomas Hastilow 36, head married, licensed victualler, Burntwood Staffordshire
Ellen Hastilow 36, wife married, Hints Staffordshire
Ellen Young 25, single, general domestic servant, Wiltshire Swindon

Census 1901.

William Tizzard 27, head married, licensed victualler, Bath Somerset
Grace Tizzard 28, wife married, Skipton Yorkshire
Thomas Tizzard 11 months, son, Bristol