Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Miners’ Arms Mina Road / Penfield Street

1874 – 83. Eliza Rogers
1884. James Rogers
1885 to 1887. Albert Briley
1888 – 1902. George Brooks Dobbs
1903 – 11. Albert Dobbs
1913 – 31. Charles Holley
1934 – 37. Percy Packer
1944. Lilian Rose Kingsley
1949 – 56. Edward Liddiatt
1960. W. J. Sheppard

In the 1861 census Charles Rogers is shown to be living in Dunkerton Somerset working as a coal miner, in 1881 his son James is also working as a coal miner, and living next door to the pub.

Census 1871.
Mina Arms

Charles Rogers 55, head married, general labourer, Hampshire Kings Somborne
Elizabeth Rogers 57, wife married, Somerset East Harptree
James Rogers 24, son unmarried, general labourer, Somerset East Harptree
Ellen Rogers 20, daughter unmarried, Somerset Dunkerton
George Rogers 17, son unmarried, general labourer, Somerset Dunkerton
Hannah Rogers 14, daughter, Somerset Dunkerton

Census 1881.
No. 1 Penfield Street, Miners’ Arms

Elizabeth Rogers 67, head widow, beer retailer, Mendip Somerset

No. 2 Penfield Street
James Rogers 34, head married, coal miner, Mendip Somerset
Annie S. Rogers 32, wife married, tailoress, Bath Somerset
Mary J. Rogers 3, daughter scholar, Bristol St.Philip’s
James J. Rogers 1, son, Bristol St.Philip’s

Census 1891.

George B. Dobbs 33, head married, beer retailer, Dorsetshire Keyneston
Ann E. Dobbs 30, wife married, Dorset Blandford
Norman F. Dobbs 2, son, Bristol
Edward J. Dobbs 1, son, Bristol
James B. Dobbs 27, brother single, turner in iron, Somerset Bury
Mary Portingal 14, servant, domestic servant nurse, Bristol

Census 1901.

George B. Dobbs 43, Head married, beer retailer, Dorset keyneston
Annie E. Dobbs 40, wife married, Dorset Blandford
Margaret R. Norman 26, sister in law single, milliner, Dorset Blandford
Jane E. Higgins 19, servant single, Bristol

Census 1911.

Albert Edward Dobbs 42, head single, beer retailer, Dulverton Somerset
Sydney J. Hiram 26, nephew single, barman, Bristol
Edward J. Dobbs 21, nephew single, carpenter, Bristol