Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Three Horse Shoes Victoria Road

1794. James Searle
1800 – 06. Thomas Pike
1816 – 32. Peter Scamp
1834. Elizabeth Scamp
1837 – 39. Robert Lockley
1844 – 53. Samuel Edwards
1861 – 77. James Duckham
1879 – 87. William Bosley
1889. Henry Strong
1891. Henry Dansby
1892. Thomas James
1894. Walter Bartram
1895 – 99. Thomas Fowkes
1900 – 04. William Daniels
1906. Sarah Wright

Bristol Records Office

On the corner of Victoria Road and Haberfield Street this site is now under the Haberfield multi-storey car park. This picture was taken in 1906, not long after the building which was sixteenth century in origin was converted into two houses, just after the second world war it stood derelict and was demolished in the early 1950s. Ellsbridge Passage to the right of the building led through to Ellbroad Street.

Census 1851.

Samuel Edwards 43, Publican Bitton
Mary 42, Bitton
Edwin 20, Labourer Bristol
Cecilia 16, Gloucestershire St Georges
Louisa 13, Scholar Gloucestershire St Georges

Census 1861.

James Duckham 27, head married, publican, Gloucestershire Cheltenham
Hannah Duckham 35, wife married, Herefordshire
Hannah E. Duckham 13, daughter, Gloucestershire Bristol
Henry Duckham 7, son scholar, Gloucestershire Bristol
Thomas Duckham 10, son scholar, Gloucestershire Bristol
James Sidney Duckham 6, son scholar, Gloucestershire Bristol
George Duckham 3 months, son, Gloucestershire Bristol

Census 1871.

James Duckham 48, head married, marble mason, Gloucestershire Cheltenham
Hannah Duckham 46, wife married, Herefordshire Cliford
Henry T. Duckham 21, son unmarried, upholsterer’s apprentice, Bristol
Thomas Duckham 19, son unmarried, marble mason, Bristol
James S. Duckham 15, son, wood carver’s apprentice, Bristol
George A. Duckham 9, son scholar, Bristol
Hannah E. Mastell 22, daughter widow, domestic servant, unemployed, Bristol
Jane Mastell 4, granddaughter scholar, Bristol

Census 1881.

William Bosley 46, head married, mason, Stogumber
Jane Bosley 41, wife head, Williton
Louisa Bosley 15, daughter, barmaid, Taunton
William Bosley 13, son scholar, Wells
Bessie Bosley 11, daughter scholar, Wells
Emily E. Bosley 9, daughter scholar, Bristol
Albert Bosley 7, son scholar, Bristol
Edith Bosley 5 months, daughter, Bristol
Anne Downing 42, visitor widow, nurse, Wells

Census 1891.

Henry Dansby 28, head married, publican, London
Elizabeth Dansby 24, wife married, Bristol
George King 26, lodger single, hawker, Bristol
John Leonard 30, lodger single, comedian (low), London
George Howell 46, lodger married, cooper, Bristol

Census 1901.

William Daniels 53, head married, licensed victualler, place of birth unknown
Jessie Daniels 57, wife married, place of birth unknown
Louis Daniels 22, son single, invalid, Bristol
Jessie Daniels 18, daughter single, assistant at home, Cardiff