Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Lamb & Lark High Street

Pulled down in 1970 to be replaced with a supermarket

1745. William Thomas
1816. Joseph Dobson
1829 – 41. William Gregory
1847 – 56. Charles Amos
1857 – 61. Arthur Bowker
1864. William Weeks
1865. M. Ford
1871 – 74. Daniel Skuse
1876. Elizabeth (Betsy) Skuse
1881 – 88. Henry James Cox
1891 – 95. William Grant
1901. Arthur Davis
1904 – 06. Joseph Major
1911 – 14. Thomas Newman
1919. Joseph Whiting
1923. Oliver Joy
1928 – 35. Reginald Smith
1937 – 38. Harold Penney
1960. C. E. Beck

Census 1841.

William Gregory 50, inn keeper, not born in county
Sarah Gregory 50, not born in county
William Gregory 80, independent, not born in county
Ellen Gregory 1, born in county
Emilia Lay 22, servant, not born in county
Lucy Willis 30, servant, not born in county
Sarah Bryant 15, servant, born in county
John Hall 25, servant, born in county
Thomas More 40, servant, born in county

Census 1851.

Charles Amos 45, head married, inn keeper, Gloucestershire Winterbourne
Jane Amos 43, wife married, Gloucestershire Winterbourne
Charles Amos 13, son scholar, London St.Saviours
Elizabeth Amos 5, daughter scholar, Gloucestershire Winterbourne
George Amos 3, son scholar, Somerset Keynsham
Sarah Curtis 86, visitor widow, landed proprietor, Essex Great Bentley
Hannah Pearse 22, servant unmarried, chamber maid, Gloucestershire Yate
Mary Burchil 18, servant unmarried, house maid, Gloucestershire Fishponds
Thomas Moss 43, lodger unmarried, labourer, Somerset Keynsham

Census 1861.

Arthur Bowker 46, head married, inn keeper & brewer, Northamptonshire Walton
Mary Bowker 53, wife married, inn keeper’s wife, Somersetshire Bath
Elizabeth Bowler 24, daughter unmarried, Somersetshire Bath
Robert Bowker 12 weeks, grandson, Somersetshire Bath
Lydia May 24, servant unmarried, general servant, Gloucestershire Bitton
William Durston 15, servant, general servant, Somerset Keynsham

Census 1871.

Daniel Skuse 54, head married, hotel keeper, Gloucestershire Frampton Cotterell
Elizabeth Skuse 46, wife married, hotel keeper’s wife, Cornwall St.Cullin
Kate Skuse 7, daughter, hotel keeper’s daughter, Somerset Bath
Amelia Green 25, sister in law unmarried, Somerset Bath
Elizabeth Green 13, sister in law, Somerset Bath
Philis Veale 53, visitor widow, no occupation, Wiltshire Standerwick
Martha Exton 21, servant unmarried, domestic servant , Somerset Keynsham

Census 1881.

Henry James Cox 34, head married, licensed victualler, Essex Chelmsford
Mary Ann Cox 34, wife married, Somerset Ashton
Ada M. Cox 7, daughter scholar, Surrey Leatherhead
Gertrude L. Cox 3, daughter scholar, Bristol
Edith M. Cox 1 month , Somerset Keynsham
Annie Chesterman 20, servant unmarried, waitress (domestic), Wiltshire
Bessie Fear 14, servant, nursemaid (domestic), Somerset Keynsham

Census 1891.

William E. Grant 28, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
Ellen Maria Grant 30, wife married, Somerset Glastonbury
Albert William Grant 3 months, son, Somerset Keynsham
Edith Masters 30, niece single, barmaid, Somerset Glastonbury
Fanny E. Masters 14, niece scholar, Somerset Glastonbury
Florence W. Cottle 9, niece scholar, Wiltshire Melksham
Edith L. Cottle 7, niece scholar, Wiltshire Melksham
James Broben 39, brother in law married, saddler, Gloucestershire St.Bravel’s
Sarah Stansfield 17, servant single, nursemaid domestic, Somerset Draycott

Census 1901.

Arthur Davis 29, head married, hotel keeper, Lancashire Bootle
Elizabeth Davis 28, wife married, Montgomeryshire Llanymynech
Henry A. E. A. P. Davis 2 months, son, Somerset Keynsham
Henry W. Davis 32, brother, living on own means, Lancashire Bootle
Eliza Holly 18, servant, housemaid domestic, Somerset Keynsham
Emily Holly 15, servant, kitchen maid domestic, Somerset Keynsham

Census 1911.

Thomas W. Newman 4310/12, head married, hotel proprietor, St.Luke’s London
Nellie R. Newman 287/12, wife married, assisting in business, Surrey Haslemere
Dorothy V. Newman 111/12, daughter, Somerset Keynsham
Annie Grimmer 45, servant widow, cook housekeeper, Wiltshire Purton
Florence Marshall 228/12, servant single, housemaid, Somerset Clevedon
George S. Jones 216/12, servant single, boots & billiard marker, Somerset Bath

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