Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Star Inn Soundwell Road

1891 – 94. George Cambridge
1901 – 10. Thomas Hall Webb
1923 – 37. Samuel Britton
1939. Alfred Walker

Postcard, Bristol’s Lost Pubs collection

The above is a postcard issued by Georges’ Brewery (date unknown) on the back is the following caption:

An example of England’s modern inn, situated on the outskirts of Bristol, half-way between the suburbs of Kingswood and Staple Hill in Soundwell Road, where a warm welcome and personal service is a recognised fact, and one is always sure of obtaining the best of beers, wines and spirits in lounge, smoke room, skittle alley, public bar, or club room.

Census 1891.

George Cambridge 46, head married, publican, Gloucestershire Mangotsfield
Emily Cambridge 46, wife married, Gloucestershire Mangotsfield
Emily Palmer 15, general servant, Gloucestershire Mangotsfield

Census 1901.

Thomas H. Webb 53, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
Mary Webb 57, wife married, Bristol
Sarah A. Webb 26, daughter single, Bristol
Mary Webb 18, daughter single, Bristol
Ellen Payne 11, grandaughter, Bristol
George Payne 8, grandson, Bristol