Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Rising Sun Pembroke Road

Bristol Museum collections

1871 – 88. Joseph Hill senior
1891. William Hill
1901. Edwin Biddle
1904 – 21. William Cavill
1925 – 28. Dorothy Evelyn Marsh
1931. Dorothy James
1935 – 38. Henry Penney
1944 – 53. Millicent Penney
1955 – 60. Bert West
1975. F. A. Gray

The Rising Sun closed in 2008, and has since been converted into flats.

Census 1871.

Joseph Hill 62, head married, retired gardener, Henbury Gloucestershire
Elizabeth Hill 64, wife married, Beckington Somerset
Celena Hembrow 7, granddaughter scholar, Westbury on Trym Gloucestershire

Census 1881.

Joseph Hill 72, head married, beer retailer, Gloucestershire Henbury
Elizabeth Hill 74, wife married, Somerset Beckington
Selena Hembro’ 17, granddaughter unmarried, Westbury on Trym Gloucestershire

Census 1891.

William Hill 59, head married, publican, Gloucestershire Shirehampton
Nancy Hill 68, wife married, Somerset Thurlbeer
Blanche Hill 27, daughter single, Gloucestershire Stoke Bishop
Blanche Hill 10, granddaughter scholar, Gloucestershire Shirehampton

Census 1901.

Edwin Biddle 60, head married, beer retailer, Gloucestershire Oldbury on Severn
Louisa Biddle 60, wife married, Gloucestershire Shirehampton
Ellen C. Higgs 29, visitor single, Bristol
Kate Bradshaw 15, servant single, domestic servant, Gloucestershire Hanham

Census 1911.

William Ernest Cavill 45, head married, publican, Somerset Bath
Florence Kate Cavill 40. Wife married, Somerset Portishead
Dorothy Evelyn Cavill 14, daughter school, Somerset Bath
Charles Alford Cavill 12, son school, Somerset Bath
Ethel Winnifred Cavill 7, daughter school, Gloucestershire Shirehampton
Kathleen Gwenneth Cavill 1, daughter, Gloucestershire Shirehampton