Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Claremont Tavern Claremont Street
On the corner of Russell Street, the Claremont Tavern was lost during the clearances to make way for the building of Easton Way in the 1960s.

1871. Joseph High
1874 – 77. Joshua High
1881 – 83. John James
1885. Samuel Fudge
1887. W. R. Matthews
1888. Frederick Blackmore
1891 – 92. Robert Harvey
1901. Ellen Serle
1904. Thomas Serle
1909 – 11. William Henry Cosway
1914 – 35. George William Sevier
1837. Alfred Knowles
1938 – 44. Jesse Dickes
1950 – 56. Albert Edward Richard Moore

The tenancy of Jesse Dickes commenced on the 5th October 1938, the rent was £65 per annum and the landlord was The Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited

Census 1871.

Joseph High 51, head married, beer retailer, Lincolnshire Sutton Marsh
Maria High 60, wife married, Gloucester
George Thomas Curtis 9, nephew scholar, Gloucester

Census 1881.

John James 46, head married, beer retailer, Langford Berkshire
Jane James 47, wife married, Bath
William James 20, son unmarried, painter, Wiltshire
Ellen L. James 9, daughter scholar, Bristol
Walter E. James 8, son scholar, Bristol

Census 1891.

Robert Harvey 52, head married, brushmaker, Norfolk Thetford
Elizabeth A. Harvey 51, wife married, Somerset Chew Magna
Emily Harvey 23, daughter single, Bristol
Herbert Harvey 21, son single, saddler, Bristol
Lily Pritchard 8, niece scholar, Somerset Winford

Census 1901.

Thomas Serle 69, head married, Wiltshire Warminster
Ellen Serle 47, wife married, licensed victualler, Devon Tiverton

Census 1911.

William H. Cosway 46, head married, publican, St.James’ Bristol
Mary A. Cosway 42, wife married, Colebrook Devon
Nellie E. Cosway 15, daughter, dressmaker, St.Paul’s Bristol
Ada M. Cosway 13, daughter school, St.Paul’s Bristol
William F. Cosway 11, son school, Clifton Bristol
Sidney G. Cosway 10, son school, Clifton Bristol
Frederick H. Cosway 7, son school, Clifton Bristol
Doris M. Cosway 5, daughter school, St.Philip’s Bristol