Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Foresters’ Arms Salisbury Road

1870 – 86. Daniel Amesbury
1893. Edwin Amesbury
1894 – 1911. Henry Purdey
1931 – 39. Alfred Greenwood
1945 – 48. Ada Annie Bisp

The tenancy of Ada Bisp commenced 23rd August 1945; the landlord was Bristol United Breweries Limited and the yearly rent was £35, paid quarterly.
The following fixtures & fittings were mentioned in the tenancy agreement:

Mahogany top counter as fixed in bar and lounge with 2 doors, 2 flaps and undershelves.
1 pewter wash up trough and drainer with water tap.
2 fixed seats with backs
Partition dividing bar and lounge
Partition and door in Bottle & Jug

2 Fixed seats with backs
Gas fire as fitted (removed 18/4/1951)

Gas boiler

Census 1871.

Recorded on this census as the Beaufort Arms ??
Daniel Amsbury 44, head married, beer house keeper, Staffordshire Dudley
Louisa Amsbury 39, wife married, Somersetshire Chard
Edwin J. Amsbury 16, son unmarried, carpenter, Gloucestershire Clifton
Robert P. Amsbury 14, son, pasterer & tiler, Gloucestershire Clifton
Francis F. Amsbury 12, son, painter, Gloucestershire Mangotsfield

Census 1881.

Daniel Amsbury 54, head married, publican, Worcestershire Tipton
Louisa Amsbury 49, wife married, Somerset Chard
Edwin Amsbury 26, son unmarried, carpenter & joiner, Gloucestershire Clifton
Robert Amsbury 24, son unmarried, house painter, Gloucestershire Pucklechurch
Francis Amsbury 22, son unmarried, plumber & gas fitter, Gloucestershire Mangotsfield

Census 1891.

Edwin John Amsbury 36. Head married, beer retailer, Gloucestershire Clifton
Alice Amsbury 30, wife married, Gloucestershire St.George
Frederick William Amsbury 3, son, Gloucestershire Stapleton
Clara Amsbury 1, daughter, Gloucestershire Mangotsfield
Evelin Kate Amsbury 3 months, daughter, Gloucestershire Mangotsfield

Census 1901.

Henry Purdy 52, head single, beer retailer, Surrey Wimbledon

Census 1911.

Henry Purdey 63, head single, beer retailer, Surrey Putney
Mary Ann Childs 65, sister widow, house keeper, Surrey Putney
John Childs 36, nephew single, plumber, Derbyshire Killmarch
Louisa Kate Childs 25, niece single, Gloucestershire