Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Hit Or Miss Easton Road

1844 – 56. William Burley
1857. E. Haggett

Hit or Miss
1858 – 69. John Burley
1871 – 80. Thomas Burley
1881. William Westcott
1885. Ellen Harewood
1888 – 93. Walter Webb
1896. John Brett
1899 – 1901. Joshua Dorymeade
1904 – 06. Albert Lacey
1909. James Breadmore
1914 – 17. William Stone
1921 – 28. Gilbert Sheppard
1931. Peter Hayman
1935 – 47. George Perry
1950. Kathleen Victoria Perry
1953 – 56. Geoffrey R. Perry
1975. R. Perry

Bristol’s Lost Pubs collection

The Hit or Miss on the corner of All Hallows Road was later named the Jolly Roger! In its early days it was known as the Dolphin Inn. This photograph was taken in the early 1950s when the pub was tied to Simonds Brewery.

Census 1851.

William Burley 53, head married, retailer of beer, Gloucestershire St George’s
Rachel Burley 55, wife married, Gloucestershire St George’s
John Burley 26, son unmarried, haulier, Gloucestershire St George’s
Thomas Burley 21, son unmarried, labourer, Gloucestershire St George’s
Sarah Burley 19, daughter unmarried, Gloucestershire St George’s
William Short 20, lodger unmarried, Labourer, Bitton

Census 1861.

John Burley 39, head married, publican, Gloucestershire St.George
Emma Burley 31, wife married, Bristol St.Philip’s

Census 1871.

Thomas Burley 40, head married, beer retailer. Gloucestershire St.George
Sarah Burley 43, wife married, Bristol St.Philip’s & Jacob
Sarah A. Hickory 17, servant unmarried, barmaid and general servant (domestic) Bristol St.Philips & Jacob

Census 1881.

William Westcott 30, head unmarried, publican, Exford Somerset
Ellen Harewood 26, sister widow, assistant, Exford Somerset
Rhoda Harewood 18, sister in law unmarried, assistant, Exford Somerset

Census 1891.

Walter W. Webb 38, head widower, carpenter, Bristol St.George Brandon Hill
Henry D. Webb 14, son, carpenter, Bristol St.Philip’s
Walter W. Webb 12, son scholar, Bristol St.Philip’s
Fanny B. Webb 9, daughter scholar, Bristol St.Philip’s
Ernest J. Webb 7, son scholar, Bristol St.Philip’s
Frank Webb 5, son scholar, Bristol St.George Brandon Hill
Emma E. A. Webb 2, daughter, Bristol St.George Brandon Hill
Elizabeth Dyer 63, mother in law widow, housekeeper, Bristol St.James

Census 1901.

Joshua Dorymeade 56, head married, beer house keeper, Berwick St.John Wiltshire
Sarah Dorymeade 49, wife married, Gummleton Wiltshire

© Cai Mason

The Jolly Roger, May 2012, a photograph kindly provided by Cai Mason.