Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Plough Easton Road

1881. Charles Edwin Cooksley
1891 – 93. Thomas Bryant
1893 to 1944. Samuel Walter Bryant
1946 – 50. Annie Floyd
1953 – 60. Albert W. Collins
1975. P. A. Davis

The rent paid by Annie Floyd in 1946 was £48 per annum and the landlord was The Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited. The photograph below shows the Plough in May 2012 and was provided by Cai Mason.

Bristol Museum collections

Census 1881.

Charles Edwin Cooksley 25, head married, publican, Somerset Bedminster
Ellen Elizabeth Cooksley 25, wife married, Somerset Easton in Gordano
Percy Oliver Cooksley 3, son, Somerset Bedminster
Charles William Basil Cooksley 1, son, Bristol St.Philip’s

Census 1891.

Thomas Bryant 61, head widower, inn keeper, Nailsea Somerset
Samuel Bryant 24, son married, mason, Nailsea Somerset
Annie Bryant 26, son’s wife married, Yeovil Somerset
Louise Bryant 2, son’s child, Clevedon Somerset
Walter Bryant 1 month, son’s child, Nailsea Somerset

Census 1901.

Samuel W. Bryant 34, head married, beer retailer, Somerset Nailsea
Annie P. Bryant 36, wife married, Somerset Yeovil
Daisy Bryant 14, daughter, Somerset Clevedon
Edith L. Bryant 12, daughter, Somerset Clevedon
Walter J. Bryant 10, son, Somerset Nailsea
Annie Bryant 5, daughter, Bristol
Stanley Bryant 5 months, son, Bristol

Census 1911.

Samuel Walter Bryant 44, head married, beer retailer, Nailsea Somerset
Annie Priscilla Bryant 46, wife married, assisting in business, Yeovil Somerset
Daisy Bryant 24, daughter single, teacher at school, Clevedon Somerset
Louise Bryant 23, daughter single, assisting in business, Clevedon Somerset
John Bryant 20, son single, fitter, Nailsea Somerset
Ann Bryant 15, daughter school, Bristol
Stanley Bryant 10, son school, Bristol

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