Bristol’s Lost Pubs

White Lion Passage Road

1806. Morgan Thomas
1841 – 53. Thomas L. Shattock
1856 – 58. Arthur Stewart
1861. Samuel Parker
1863. M. Flower
1865. J. Heaven
1870 – 74. Thomas Heaven
1874 – 86. Hester Heaven
1891 – 1900. Alice Heaven
1901. Henry Baker Baynton
1904 – 09. William Stevens
1911 – 14. Charles Henry Langdon
1917. Thomas Ross
1921 – 35. Ernest Bacon
1937 – 56. Gertrude Brown
1960. Barbara Williams
1975. A. M. Selmes (manager)

Census 1841.

Thomas Shattock 20, victualler, born in county
Ann Shattock 50, born in county
Ann Shattock 20, born in county
Sarah Shattock 15, born in county
Emma Shattock 12, born in county
Mary Ellis 25, servant, born in county
William Floyd 15, servant, born in county

Census 1851.
White Lion Inn

Thomas L. Shattock 33, head unmarried, inn keeper, Bristol
Ann Shattock 60, mother widow, Somerset Congresbury
Sarah B. Shattock 22, sister unmarried, Bristol
Elizabeth Watts 24, servant unmarried, house servant, Wiltshire Corsley
John Jones 30, lodger married, farm servant, Somerset Axbridge

Census 1861.

Samuel Parker 41, head married, inn keeper, Wrington Somerset
Charlotte Parker 42, wife married, Wrington Somerset
James Parker 18, son unmarried, Wrington Somerset
Mary Jane Parker 16, daughter unmarried, Wrington Somerset
William Parker 13, son, Wrington Somerset
Henry Parker 11, son, Wrington Somerset
Ellen Parker 9, daughter, Wrington Somerset

Census 1871.
White Lion Inn

Thomas Heaven 66, head married, farming 60 acres of land employing 2 labourers, Charfield Gloucestershire
Hester M. Heaven 65, wife married, inn keeper, Henbury Gloucestershire
Mary Heaven 36, daughter unmarried, Kingswood Gloucestershire
Alice Heaven 32, daughter unmarried, Quenington Gloucestershire
George Lee 32, servant unmarried, general servant, Westbury on Trym Gloucestershire

Census 1881.

Hester Munday Heaven 75, head widow, licensed victualler, Gloucestershire Compton
Mary Heaven 45, daughter unmarried, Wiltshire Kingswood
Alice Heaven 40, daughter unmarried, Gloucestershire Quenington
Rosa Hammond 30, visitor unmarried, Gloucestershire Easton
Eliza Miller 23, servant unmarried, general domestic servant, Somerset
William Larance 56, servant unmarried, general domestic servant, Gloucestershire Cheltenham

Census 1891.

Alice Heaven 52, head single, licensed victualler, Quenington Wiltshire
Hester M. Heaven 98, mother widow, living on her own means, Henbury Gloucestershire
Elizabeth Thomas 61, sister widow, living on her own means, Charfield Gloucestershire
Ada E. Hammonds 23, visitor single, Wells Somerset
Theresa M. Hammonds 21, visitor single, Wells Somerset
Elizabeth Eades 58, servant widow, sick nurse, Steeple Ashton Wiltshire
William Oram 61, servant widower, inn servant, Westbury Wiltshire
Joseph Ball 56, servant married, inn labourer, Alveston Gloucestershire

Census 1901.

Henry Baker Baynton 44, head married, licensed victualler, Ashley Down Gloucestershire
Laura Baynton 45, wife married, Newport Monmouthshire
Leah Louise Hirst 43, servant widow, bar manageress, Charfield Gloucestershire
Anne Louisa Furse, servant single, general help, North Torrington Devon

Census 1911.

Charles Henry Langdon 53, head married, inn keeper, Bedminster Bristol
Martha Jane Langdon 52, wife married, Bedminster Bristol
George Leadbeater 23, servant single, barman, St. Paul’s Bristol
Abraham Shortman 25, servant single, barman, Easton Bristol
Louisa Beard 34, servant single, domestic cook, Redcliff Bristol
Charlotte Trehearne 23, servant single, general servant, Barton Hill Bristol

The 1911 census reveals that not counting the scullery, landing, lobby, closet, bathroom; nor warehouse, office or shop, the White Lion had 14 rooms.