Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Gardeners’ Arms

1851 – 53. William Russell
1853 to 1883. Druscilla Russell
1883 – 1906. Sarah Jane Pope
1911 – 31. Ernest Philip Patch
1935 – 38. Rosina Annie Patch

The Gardeners’ Arms closed in the 1950s and was demolished in 1971 to make way for a supermarket

Census 1851.

William Russell 51, head married, retailer of beer, Somerset Long Ashton
Druscilla Russell 49, wife married, Somerset Long Ashton
Elizabeth Russell 13, daughter, Somerset Long Ashton

Census 1861.

Druscilla Russell 59, widow, beer house keeper, Long Ashton Somerset
Francis Pope 36, head married, agricultural labourer, Backwell Somerset
Elizabeth Jane Pope 24, wife married, Long Ashton Somerset
Sarah Jane Pope 4, daughter scholar, Long Ashton Somerset
William Miles Pope 2, son scholar, Long Ashton Somerset

Census 1871.

Druscilla Russell 69, head widow, beer retailer, Somerset Ashton
Francis Pope 47, son in law widower, agricultural labourer, Somerset Backwell
Sarah Jane Pope 14, granddaughter, Somerset Ashton
William M. Pope 12, grandson, Somerset Ashton
James Pope 9, grandson, Somerset Ashton

Census 1881.

Druscilla Russell 80, head widow, licensed victualler, Somerset Long Ashton
Sarah Pope 24, granddaughter unmarried, assistant in the business, Somerset Long Ashton
William Pope 23, grandson unmarried, unemployed labourer, Somerset Long Ashton
James Pope 19, grandson unmarried, garden labourer, Somerset Long Ashton

Census 1891.

Sarah Jane Pope 34, head single, publican, Long Ashton Somerset
William Pope 33, brother single, living on own means, Long Ashton Somerset
Elizabeth Pope 3, niece, Long Ashton Somerset

Census 1901.

Sarah J. Pope 44, head single, beer retailer, Somerset Long Ashton
William M. Pope 43, brother single, Somerset Long Ashton
Elizabeth S. Pope 13, niece, Somerset Long Ashton

Census 1911.

Ernest Philip Patch 32, head married, licensed victualler, Somerset Winford
Rosina Annie Patch 30, wife married, assisting in business, Somerset Claverham
Harold Philip Patch 2, son, Somerset Winford
Leslie Charles Patch 6 months, son, Somerset Long Ashton
Florence Matilda Ludlow 26, servant single, mother’s help, Somerset Barrow Gurney