Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Queen’s Head Easton Road

Bristol Museum collections

1806. Ann Brooks
1816 – 23. Philip Marks
1828 – 30. Mary Sweet
1832 – 34. Henry Hamill
1837. H. Marston
1839 – 61. Henry Sage
1865 – 66. William Hollister
1867 to 1870. George Watkins
1871 – 74. Mary E. Watkins
1881. Abraham Shortman
1888. Edwin Sellick
1890 – 1903. George Winter
1903 to 1928. William George Winter
1928 to 1941. Mary Ann Winter
1941 to 1949. George William Winter
1949 – 50. George Alfred Sperring
1953 – 56. William H. Griffiths

Philip Marks was also a tiler & plasterer. In 1941 the annual rent paid by George Winter was £75. The tenancy of George Sperring commenced on the 7th February 1949, the rent was still £75 and the landlords were The Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited.

Census 1841.

Henery (sic) Sage 25, carver and gilder, born in county
Elizabeth Sage 25, born in county
Thomas Sage 9, born in county
Albert Sage 4, born in county
Mary Kennedy 15, servant, Ireland

Census 1851.

Henry Sage 41, head married, publican and grocer, Gloucestershire
Mary E. Sage 41, wife married, Gloucestershire
Thomas Sage 18, son unmarried, silk hatter, Gloucestershire
Albert Sage 15, son, boot maker, Gloucestershire
Frederick Sage 9, son scholar, Gloucestershire
Elizabeth Thatcher 21, servant unmarried, house servant, Gloucestershire

Census 1861.

Henry Sage 51, head married, victualler, Bristol St.Philip’s
Mary E. Sage 52, wife married, Bristol St.Philip’s
Thomas Sage 29, son unmarried, Hatter, Bristol St.Philip’s
Clara J. Coombs 18, unmarried, servant, Gloucestershire St.George

Census 1871.

Mary E. Watkins 61, head widow, publican, Somerset North Brewham
Mary E. James 30, daughter married, dress maker, Somerset North Brewham
Tom James 9, grandson scholar, Bristol Redcliff
Rose James 7, granddaughter scholar, Bristol Clifton
Keziah Jones 20, visitor unmarried, barmaid, Bristol St.Thomas

Census 1881.

Abraham Shortman 39, head married, publican, Gloucestershire St.George
Mary A. Shortman 29, wife married, home duties, Gloucestershire Hanham
Mary A. Shortman 7, daughter scholar, Gloucestershire St.George
May E. Shortman 4, daughter scholar, Gloucestershire St.George

Census 1891.

George Winter 60, head married, victualler, Leicestershire Billesdon
Frances J. Winter 43, wife married, Bristol Clifton
George W. Atkinson 23, servant single, barman, Lincolnshire Potter Hanworth
Louisa Mills 19, servant single, general servant, Bristol Clifton
Minnie Baker 20, servant single, barmaid, Bristol Bedminster

Census 1901.

George Winter 69, head married, licensed victualler, Leicestershire Billesdon
Emily Winter 29, wife married, Gloucestershire Rangeworthy
Frederick Gowen 23, servant single, domestic servant, Gloucestershire Yate
Mary A. Gowen 21, servant single, domestic servant, Gloucestershire Yate

Census 1911.

William George Winter 30, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
Mary Ann Winter 31, wife married, assisting in business, Yate Gloucestershire
Gladys Marjorie Winter 7, daughter school, Easton Bristol
George William Winter 5, son school, Easton Bristol
Clarice May Winter 4, daughter, Easton Bristol
Stanley Ernest Winter 3, son, Easton Bristol
Arthur Henry Winter 2, son, Easton Bristol
Charles Martin 23, servant single, barman, Bristol
Alice Potter 23, servant single, general domestic servant, Daunsey Wiltshire

© Cai Mason

A photograph of the Queen’s Head taken in May 2012 and kindly provided by Cai Mason