Bristol’s Lost Pubs

White Lion Frenchay Common

1856 – 71. Joseph Norgrove
1881. Eliza Croome
1885 – 86. Henry Simmonds
1890 – 1901. Susan Neale
1903 – 06. F. Smith
1910. William Davis
1911 – 39. Elizabeth Amy Davis
1960. S. D. Birch

The 1851 census shows Joseph Norgrove living in Frenchay working as a spade & shovel maker

Census 1861.

Joseph Norgrove 54, head married, inn keeper, Winterbourne Gloucestershire
Jane Norgrove 60, wife married, landlady, Charlton Gloucestershire
Eliza Rosina Croome 26, daughter unmarried, assistant, Winterbourne Gloucestershire
Harriet Norgrove 20, daughter unmarried, assistant, Winterbourne Gloucestershire
Walter Norgrove 17, son unmarried, Winterbourne Gloucestershire
Robert Hatton Croome 8, grandson scholar, Winterbourne Gloucestershire

Census 1871.

Joseph Norgrove 64, head married, beerhouse keeper, Gloucestershire Frenchay
Jane Norgrove 70, wife married, Gloucestershire Frenchay
Eliza R. Croome 36, daughter married, Gloucestershire Frenchay
Robert H. Croome 18, grandson unmarried, Gloucestershire Frenchay

Census 1881.

Eliza Rosina Croome 46, head unmarried, inn keeper proprietress of White Lion, Gloucestershire Winterbourne
Jane Norgrove 80, mother widow, Gloucestershire Henbury

Census 1891.

Susan Neale 61, head widow, licensed victualler, Somerset Withycombe
Alice Neale 14, daughter scholar, Gloucesteshire St.George
Eliza M. Rydon 33, niece single, barmaid, Somerset Dunster
Elizabeth Payne 21, servant single, general domestic servant, Gloucestershire Kingswood

Census 1901.

Susan Neale 71, head widow, publican, Somerset Withycombe
Alice Tiley 24, daughter married, Bristol
William Tiley 29, son in law married, painter & glazier, Bristol
(baby) Tiley 10 days, male grandchild, Gloucestershire Frenchay
Elizabeth Mealings 14, niece, Bristol
Emily Hutton 58, nurse single, monthly nurse, Gloucestershire Frenchay

Census 1911.

Elizabeth Amy Davis 46, head widow, licensee, Bristol
Albert Edwin Thomas 25, son in law married, assistant in business, Bristol
Amelia Julia Thomas 22, daughter married, assistant in business, Bristol
Amy Dorothy Davis 14, daughter, apprentice to type writer, Bristol
Mary Elizabeth Davis 11, daughter school, Bristol