Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Albion Newfoundland Street

1854 – 89. George Payton Wall
1891 – 96. Ellen Daniel
1899 – 1901. James Billinghurst
1901 – 14. Francis Hepper
1917 – 21. Agnes Hepper
1925 – 31. Joseph Bush
1935 – 44. William Coomer
1947. Norman Herbert Harrison
1950 – 53. Arthur Royal Richards
1956. Albert Henry Ford

Prior to becoming a pub in 1854, this building was occupied by Alfred Nicholls, trading as a tailor & draper. On the corner with Stratton Street, the Albion was at No.10 Newfoundland Street, it became No.20 when the system of alternate door numbering was introduced in the late 1870s. The Albion was demolished in 1980.

Census 1861.

George P. Wall 36, head married, beer retailer, St.Paul’s Bristol
Ellen Wall 32, wife married, St.Paul’s Bristol
Ellen Wall 14, daughter scholar, St.James’s Bristol
Henrietta Wall 4, daughter, St.Paul’s Bristol

Census 1871.

George P. Wall 46, head married, beer house keeper, Bristol
Ellen Wall 42, wife married, Bristol
Henrietta A. Wall 14, daughter, Bristol
George E, C, Wall 3, son, Bristol

Census 1881.

George P. Wall 56, head married, beer retailer, St.Paul’s Bristol
Ellen Wall 52, wife married, beer retailer, St.Paul’s Bristol
George E. C. Wall 13, son scholar, St.Paul’s Bristol
Ellen A. Cole 2, granddaughter, St.Augustine Bristol
Eliza E. Truman 12, servant, scholar and domestic servant, Clifton Bristol
Thomas E. Hoggeth 50, boarder, annuitant, Castle Precints Bristol

Census 1891.

Ellen Daniel 44, head married, publican, Bristol
James Billinghurst 53, lodger widower, own account, Surrey Chobham
Maria Clements 20, servant single, servant, Blagdon Somerset

Census 1901.

Francis Hepper 41, head married, beer retailer, Bristol
Agnes Hepper 36, wife married, Bristol
Francis H. Hepper 11, son, Bristol
Leonard S. Hepper 9, son, Australia
Leslie Bruce Hepper 7, son, Australia

Census 1911.

Francis Hepper 51, head married, publican Bristol
Agnes Hepper 57, wife married, assisting in business, Bristol
Frank Hepper 21, son single, barman, Bristol
Ernest Hepper 19, son single, labourer, New South Wales Australia
Leslie Hepper 17, son single, labourer, New South Wales Australia