Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Cornwallis Inn Lower Ashley Road

1861 – 76. John Cary
1878. James Stallard
1879 to 1882. Charles Parfitt
1883. F. Stephens
1885 – 88. John Osborne
1891. Mary Mayne
1891 – 1925. John Osborne
1928 – 34. Charlotte Reed
1934 – 44. Charlotte Body (nee Reed)
1950 – 56. J. F. Body

The Cornwallis Inn was situated at the bottom of Lower Ashley Road on the corner with Waverley Street. This corner was later the site of Millpond Primary School.

Census 1861.

John Cary 43, head married, grocer, Chedzoy Somerset
Laura Cary 41, wife married, Wiveliscombe Somerset
Sarah Symons 80, visitor widow, Wiveliscombe Somerset
John Symons 60, visitor widower, Wiveliscombe Somerset

Census 1871.

John Cary 53, head married, grocer and publican, Chedzoy Somerset
Louisa Cary 52, wife married, Wiveliscombe Somerset
(Left to marry)

Census 1881.

Charles Parfitt 30, head married, mason & publican, Somerset Clutton
Emma Parfitt 31, wife married, Somerset Pensford
Henry Parfitt 4, son scholar, Gloucestershire St.George
William Parfitt 1, son, Bristol

Census 1891.

Mary G. Mayne 69, head widow, beer retailer, Devon East Down
Frederick Barnes 17, grandson single, Swansea Glamorganshire

Census 1901.

John Osborne 43, head widower, publican, Bristol
Mabel Osborne 20, daughter single, housekeeper, Bristol
Ernest Osborne 18, son single, tin plate worker, Bristol
Albert Osborne 16, son single, monumental mason, Bristol
Charles Osborne 12, son, Bristol

Census 1911.

John Osborne 53, head widower, licensed beer retailer, Bristol
Ernest Osborne 28, son single, assists in business, Bristol
Albert Osborne 26, son single, house painter and paper hanger, Bristol
Charles Osborne 21, son single, stable lad in mews, Bristol