Bristol’s Lost Pubs

King’s Arms Whiteladies Road

1828 – 42. Laban Tyler
1844 – 55. John Bennett
1856 – 58. William Bennett
1860 – 61. Ann Bennett
1863 – 72. James Bale
1874 – 79. Henry Butson
1882 – 89. Keziah Butson
1891. Thomas Usher
1891. George Walker
1892. H. Westacott (manager)
1894. Charles King Pullen
1896. Mrs. C. K. Pullen
1897. Eliza Pullen
1899 – 1906. Arthur William Spring
1909 – 14. Frederick Beavis
1917. John Hartley
1921 – 28. Richard Jobling
1931 – 37. Clarence Ponting
1937 – 44. Frederick Beavis
1950 – 56. Harold Lewis
1960. G. W. Webber
1975. Mrs. E. L. Webber

Near the top of Blackboy Hill, the King’s Arms was rebuilt along with everything else in this picture in 1902.

Reece Winstone archive

Census 1841.

Laban Tyler 55, victualler, not born in county
William Vincent 50, ostler, not born in county
John Gilmore 65, coachman, Scotland
Rebecca Burgess 19, servant, not born in county
Hester Bence 19, servant, not born in county
John Perkins 30, not born in county

Census 1851.

John Bennett 41, head married, inn keeper, Gloucestershire Clifton
Jane Bennett 34, wife married, Gloucestershire Westbury
Mary Jane Bennett 7, daughter scholar, Gloucestershire Clifton
Fanny Bennett 3, daughter, Gloucestershire Clifton
Ellen Pike 23, servant unmarried, house servant, Bristol
Jane Kent 17, servant unmarried, house servant, Somerset Minehead
Fanny Barrow 23, visitor unmarried, Milliner, Gloucestershire Westbury

Census 1861.

Ann Bennett, head widow 49, licensed victualler, Gloucestershire Kingsweston
William Bennett, son U 28, lime burner, Gloucestershire Westbury
Edward Bennett, son U 26, farmer, Gloucestershire Horfield
Sidney Bennett, son U 22, telegraph clerk, Gloucestershire Clifton
Frederick Bennett, son U 18, scholar, Gloucestershire Clifton
Elizabeth Simons, servant U 20, general servant, Somerset Temple Cloud

Census 1871.

James Bale 60, head married, hotel and livery stable keeper, Taunton Somersetshire
Sarah Bale 55, wife married, Bristol
Janet Jones 48, vistitor unmarried, housekeeper, Bristol
Louisa Hill 23, niece unmarried, barmaid, Bedminster Somersetshire
Ada Hill 18, niece unmarried, Housemaid, Bedminster Somersetshire

Census 1881.

Kezia Butson 58, head widow, licensed Victualler
Ada Hill 34, niece unmarried, barmaid, Bristol
Rosina Duggan 34, visitor married, Bristol
Florence Stansbury 22, servant unmarried, barmaid, Bristol
Harry Price 20, lodger unmarried, billiard maker, Birmingham
Love Meaden 19, servant unmarried, domestic servant, Shillingstone Dorset
William Devenish 16, servant unmarried, domestic servant, Westbury, Gloucestershire

Census 1891.

George Walker 42, head married, hotel proprietor, Yorkshire Carleton
George W. Walker 6, son, Bristol
Agnes J. Franklin 28, servant single, housekeeper, Hertfordshire Bishop Stortford
Ethel A. Wheeler 24, servant single, barmaid, Middlesex London
Emma Thomas 25, servant single general domestic servant, South Wales Cardiff
Roger Edwin 19, servant single, hotel porter, Devon Brixham

Census 1901.

Arthur William Spring 38, head married, licensed victualler, Hampshire Romsey
Harriet Spring 39, wife married, London Lambeth
Frederick Spring 15, son, assistant barman, London Fulham
Horace F. C. Spring 13, son, London Fulham
Doris Spring 11, daughter, London Fulham
Ethel Spring 10, daughter, London Fulham
Elizabeth Nicholas 45, servant married, Barmaid, Somerset Axminster
Elsie Harris 23, servant single, general domestic servant, Somerset Curry Rivel
Walter A. Standerwick 21, servant single, barman, Bristol

Census 1911.

Frederick R. Beavis 30, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
Gertrude Beavis 29, wife married, assisting in business, Bristol
Vera G, Beavis 5, daughter school, Bristol
Albert C. Davis 24, barman single, Bath Somerset
Charles Wilkins 21, barman single, Tring Hertfordshire
Edwin Cecil Bennett 20, barman single, Fishponds Bristol
Florence Webber 32, cook single, Bristol
Martha Watkins 19, servant single, housemaid, Bristol