Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Ale & Porter Stores York Buildings, 40 Paul Street

Courage Brewery Archive via Bristol Know Your Place

1851 – 56 Hugh Sowden
1861 – 65 James Bond
1870 M. T. Williams
1871 to 1874 Richard Daunton
1875 to 1876 Miss Barnes
1877 to 1886 Joseph Wallington
1887 to 1896 Walter Vickery
1897 – 1906 Eliza Hill
1909 – 44 Albert Sheppard
1947 Pascoe Woodward
1950 Herbert Filer
1953 – 56 Harry Boyle

The lease on the Ale & Porter Stores was bought by James Lockley, brewer of Lewin’s Mead on 18th April 1889 and was one of 22 leases sold to the Bristol United Breweries Limited by James Lockley on 25th March 1892 for a total of £11,000

Census 1851.

Hugh Sowden 40, head married, carpenter journeyman, Witheridge Devon
Sarah Sowden 33, wife married, grocer, Mells Somerset
Ephram Sowden 24, son unmarried, journeyman carpenter, Witheridge Devon
Mary Sowden 23, daughter unmarried, domestic duties, Witheridge Devon
Mary Ann Sowden 12, daughter scholar, Paulton Somerset
Emma Thomas 10, wife’s daughter scholar, Bristol Westbury
F. G. Thomas 7, wife’s son scholar, Bristol Horfield
Accora Thomas 6, wife’s daughter scholar, Bristol Westbury
Elizabeth Sowden 5, daughter scholar, Bristol Westbury
Henry Thomas 4, son scholar, Bristol Westbury
Hannah Thomas 2, wife’s daughter scholar, Bristol Westbury
William H. Thomas 8 months, wife’s son, Bristol Westbury

Census 1861.

James Bond 28, head married, assistant brewer & grocer, Devon Rose Ash
Louisa J. Bond 27, wife married, grocer & baker, Somerset Huish Champflower
Frederick Bond 2, son, Bristol
George Pratt 24, visitor unmarried, cellar man, Devon

Census 1871.

Richard Daunton 32, head married, Gentleman’s coachman, Somersetshire East Brent
Emma Daunton 29, wife married, Somersetshire Chew Stoke
John William Daunton 4 months, son, Gloucestershire Westbury on Trym
Celona Jane Green 21, sister unmarried, Bristol

Census 1881.

Joseph Wallington 36, head married, cab owner & beer house keeper, Gloucestershire Berkeley
Harriett Wallington 31, wife married, Somerset Long Ashton
Arthur J. Wallington 7, son scholar, Bristol St.Michael
Florence Wallington 5, daughter scholar, Bristol Westbury
Annie King 30, sister in law unmarried, assistant in beer house, Somerset Long Ashton
Elizabeth King 29, sister in law unmarried, dressmaker, Somerset Nibley
Thomas Ely 18, boarder unmarried, milk carrier, Wiltshire Calne
Edwin Durbin 17, boarder unmarried, general labourer, Somerset Redcross

Census 1891.

Walter Vickery 40, head married, drayman, Somerset Buckland
Mary J. Vickery 42, wife married, Somerset West Hatch
Ambrose Vickery 27, brother single, drayman, Somerset West Hatch
Jane Vickery 25, sister single, Somerset West Hatch
Job Vickery 23, brother single, blacksmith, Somerset West Hatch

Census 1901.

Eliza Hill 46, head widow, publican, Bristol Westbury

Census 1911.

Albert Sheppard 45, head married, carter warehouse, Gloucestershire Bristol
Sarah Sheppard 43, wife married, licensed business public house, Gloucestershire Bristol
Thomas Sheppard 17, son single, carter, Gloucestershire Bristol
John Sheppard 11, son, school, Gloucestershire Bristol
William Sheppard 11, son, school, Gloucestershire Bristol
Mabel Sheppard 18, daughter single, assisting in business public house, Gloucestershire Bristol