Bristol’s Lost Pubs

York Hotel Dowry Square

1816. John Clark
1820 – 1824. William Stooke
1830 to 1849. William Stooke
1850 to 1896. William Stooke jnr
1897 – 1901. Frank Tinney
1904. Thomas Baker
1906. Albert Beacham
1909. Alfred Bruton
1911. George Palmer
1914. Henry Collier
1917. Annie Bradbeer
1925. W. Weston
1928 – 31. Henry Nation
1935 – 56. William A. Hayes

From 1825 to 1829 William Stooke is listed at the New Inn, Dowry Square. The New Inn and the York Hotel were possibly different names for the same establishment. The York Hotel is still standing although no longer licensed premises.

Census 1841.

William Stooke 55, hotel keeper, not born in county
Susan Stooke 50, not born in county
William Stooke 20, accountant, born in county
Susan Stooke 15, born in county
Emma Stooke 10, born in county
Catherine Rowley 20, servant, not born in county
Ann Whyatt 20, servant, not born in county
William Ward 60, independent means, not born in county
Caroline Ward 30, not born in county
Selina Ward 15, not born in county
Douglas Ward 3, not born in county
Ernest Ward 1
Caroline Wildey 20, servant, not born in county
Richard Neville 15, Ireland
Maria Neville 17, Ireland
Robert Meredith 25, Ireland
Mary Calauf 20, servant, Ireland
Arabella Furnell 60, Ireland
William Alder 70, commander in the Royal Navy, not born in county
Isabella Alder 30, not born in county

Census 1851.

William Stooke 30, head married, hotel keeper, Gloucestershire Clifton
Ann Stooke 36, wife married, Hampshire Portsmouth
Elizabeth Stooke 8 months, daughter, Gloucestershire Clifton
Susan Stooke 22, Sister unmarried, Gloucestershire Clifton
Rebecca Middleton 35, Servant unmarried, Nurse, Gloucestershire Iron Acton
Mary Wattell 22, Servant unmarried, Cook, Devon Bideford
Sarah Hermman 25, Servant unmarried, House Maid, Devon East Anstey
Mary Dyer 19, Servant unmarried, Laundry Maid, Somersetshire
Harriet Slade 18, Servant unmarried, under House Maid, Gloucestershire Clifton

Census 1861.

William Stooke 39, head married, licensed victualler, Clifton
Ann Stooke 49, wife married, St.Francis Portsmouth
Elizabeth Stooke 10, daughter scholar, Clifton
Emma M. Stooke 8, daughter scholar, Clifton
Mary A. Kingdon 28, servant unmarried, licensed victualler’s assistant, Somerset Camley
Emma Cavill 19, servant unmarried, general servant, Clifton
Kate Smith 28, servant unmarried, licensed victualler’s assistant, Bristol
Thomas Dowle 28, boarder unmarried, Herefordshire

Census 1871.

William Stooke 50, head married, brewer and licensed victualler, Clifton Bristol
Ann Stooke 61, wife married, Portsmouth Hampshire
Elizabeth Stooke 21, daughter unmarried, Clifton Bristol
Emma M. Stooke 18, daughter unmarried, Clifton Bristol
Thomas Webster 23, servant unmarried, potman, Clifton Bristol
Mary A. Harvey 37, servant unmarried, general servant, Sutton Somerset

Census 1881.

William Stooke 60, head married, licensed victualler, Clifton
Sarah Stooke 48, wife married, Kettering Northampton
Elizabeth A. Stooke 30, daughter unmarried, governess in school, Clifton
Emma M. Stooke 28, daughter unmarried, teacher of music, Clifton
Emily S. Stooke 22, niece unmarried, governess in school, Clifton
Hannah Tricker 29, servant unmarried, general domestic servant, Bradford Wiltshire England
Oliver Haskins 15, servant in the business (Inn), Clifton

Census 1891.

William Stooke 69, head married, licensed victualler, Clifton Hotwells Bristol
Sarah Stooke 59, wife married, Northamptonshire Kettering
Emma Mary Stooke 38, daughter single, musical governess, Clifton Hotwells Bristol
Frances Gertrude Burvells 20, servant single, domestic servant, Devon Newton Abbot

Census 1901.

Frank Tinney 34, head married, licensed victualler, Somerset Street
Sarah J. Tinney 33, wife married, Somerset Henton
Ethel M. Tinney 19, daughter, Somerset Street
Albert E. Tinney 7, son, Somerset Yatton
Georgina Capel 18, boarder single, barmaid, Wiltshire Devizes

Census 1911.

George Palmer 35, head married, licensee, Somerset Weston
Ellen Palmer 29, wife married, Devonshire Ottery
Harry Palmer 5, son, Ferndale South Wales
Benjamin Palmer 4, son, Ferndale South Wales
Clifford Palmer 2, son, Ferndale South Wales
Annie Jones 26, servant single, domestic servant, Radnorshire