Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Cambridge Arms Coldharbour Lane / Road

1865 – 78. John Edward Williams
1881 – 83. Walter Whitmarsh
1885 – 88. Mary Ann Rowlands
1889 – 1909. Thomas Burridge
1911 – 14. Ellen L. Roberts
1917 – 38. Cecil Geoffrey Cains Trudgen
1944. John Harold
1950 – 56. Harold John Chapman
1975. A. R. Wildman

The Cambridge Arms was enlarged around 1900 and again in the early 1930s (see below). In 1934 the rent paid by Cecil Trudgen was £70 per annum, the landlord was The Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited

Census 1871.

John Edward Williams 62, head married, beer retailer, Shropshire Shrewsbury
Nancy Dockett Williams 64, wife married, laundress, Gloucestershire Westbury on Trym
George Edward Williams 12, son scholar, Gloucestershire Westbury on Trym
Mary Ann Williams 10, daughter scholar, Gloucestershire Westbury on Trym

Census 1881.

Walter Whitmarsh 25, head married, beer retailer, Clifton
Sarah A. Whitmarsh 24, wife married, Clifton
Emily Whitmarsh 4, daughter, Clifton
Maud Whitmarsh 2, daughter, Clifton,
Charles Whitmarsh 3 months, son, Clifton
Mary Rowland 48, lodger widow, laundress, Somerset Ashton
Lucy Rowland 17, daughter unmarried, laundress, Clifton

Census 1891.

Cambridge Arms Beer House
Thomas Burridge 28, head married, beer retailer, Compton Abbas Dorset
Kate H. Burridge 36, wife married, Carisbrooke Isle of Wight
William J. Burridge 4, son, Lawrence Weston Bristol
Elizabeth M. Crutt 27, visitor single, Carisbrooke Isle of Wight

Census 1901.

Thomas Burridge 45, head married, beer retailer, Dorset Compton
Kate Burridge 47, wife married, London Carsbrooke
William Burridge 14, son, Gloucestershire Lawrence Weston
George Edward 9, son, Bristol Redland
Mary Kate Burridge 8, daughter, Bristol Redland
Grace Burridge 5, daughter, Bristol Redland
Maria Butt 72, widow living on own means, Isle of Wight
William Bushell 41, married living on own means, Kent Burchington
Sophia Bushell 42, married living on own means, London Carsbrooke

Census 1911.

William J. Roberts 44, head married, assisting in business beer seller, St.George Bristol
Ellen L. Roberts 42, wife married, license holder, St.George Bristol
Florence K. Roberts 16, daughter single, general domestic servant, St.George Bristol
Mabel E. Roberts 6, daughter school, Warmley Towers Bristol