Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Lion Lion Street

The Lion was demolished in the late 1960s

1860 – 77. George Burgess
1879. Joseph Wiltshire
1882 – 83. Henry Hunt
1885. Oliver Boyett
1886. James Boyd
1887. Samuel Phipps
1888. Silas Barrett
1889. Edward Hobbs
1891 – 1900. Frederick Cantle
1904. Alfred Cooper
1906. Romeo Roland Joseph Cooper
1911 – 21. Selina C. Rawle
1925 – 53. Selina Florence Nash
1956. Richard T. Gribble

Census 1861.

George Burgess 35, head married, retailer of beer and grocery, also employed at comb manufactory, Bristol
Sarah Burgess 34, wife married, Gloucestershire St.George
George Anthony Burgess 14, son scholar, Gloucestershire St.George
Alfred Burgess 11, son scholar, Gloucestershire St.George
Albert Burgess 7, son scholar, Bristol
Kate Ann Burgess 3, daughter, Bristol
Charles Henry Burgess 6 months, son, Bristol
Sarah Rogers 16, servant unmarried, house servant, Gloucestershire Frampton Cotterell

Census 1871.

George Burgess 45, head married, beer retailer and comb traveller, Bristol
Caroline Burgess 35, wife married, Hollis Green Devon
Albert Burgess 17, son unmarried, plumber and gas fitter, Bristol
Kate A. Burgess 13, daughter scholar, Bristol
Charles Henry 10, son scholar, Bristol
Mary A. Chinnick 17, servant unmarried, domestic servant, Bristol

Census 1881.

Henry J. Hunt 45, head married, publican, Portbury Somerset
Jane Hunt 41, wife married, Carcolston Nottinghamshire
Florence M. Hunt 15, daughter, dressmaker, Bristol

Census 1891.

Frederick G. Cantle 29, plumber and painter, Bristol
Amelia Cantle 27, wife married, Bristol
Frederick P. Cantle 4, son, Liverpool
Edgar W. Cantle 3, son, Bristol

Census 1901.
Lion Tavern

Charles E. Saddler 60, head married, unemployed, Lullington Somerset
Selina Saddler 60, wife married, Midsomer Norton Somerset
George H. Saddler 31, son single, boot maker, Bristol
William H. Saddler 29, son single, clicker in the boot trade, Bristol
Arthur E. Saddler 26, son single, boot maker, Bristol

Census 1911.

Selina Rawle 53, head widow, Mangotsfield Gloucestershire
George Rawle 27, son single, warehouseman at leather merchant’s, Mangotsfield Gloucestershire
Florence Rawle 26, daughter single, tailoress for Charles Wills & Sons, Mangotsfield Gloucestershire
Henry Rawle 23, son single, employed at J. S. Fry’s cocoa works, Mangotsfield Gloucestershire