Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Dove Inn Feeder Road

1848 – 65. Thomas Lockyer
1866 – 72. Catherine Lockyer
1874 – 85. Edwin Lockyer
1887. Elizabeth Lockyer
1888 to 1891. Robert Hall (snr)
1892 to 1900. Robert Hall ?
1901 – 14. Robert Hall (jnr)
1917. Pamela Vowles
1921. Pamela Harris
1925 – 50. Sidney Ireland
1953. Thomas French

Opposite the Rising Sun across the Avon Street Bridge, the Dove Inn closed on the 14th June 1958 and was demolished in 1962 to allow for a new bridge and road widening. This photograph was kindly provided by Jane McCredie.

Census 1851.

Thomas Lockyer 44, head widower, beer retailer and shop keeper, Somerset
Thomas Lockyer 11, nephew scholar, Bristol
Elizabeth Rice 27, servant, Taunton

Census 1861.

Thomas Lockyer 54, head married, publican, Chedzoy Somersetshire
Catherine Lockyer 44, wife married, Holcom Regis Devon
Jane Lockyer 15, niece, Bishopsgate without London
Edwin Lockyer 11, nephew, scholar, Bishopsgate without London
Catherine Thomas 16, servant unmarried, servant, Barton Hill, St.Philip’s

Census 1871.

Catherine Lockyer 54, head widow, publican, Devonshire
Jane Lockyer 25, neice unmarried, barmaid, Bishopsgate London
Jane Hooper 20, servant unmarried, general servant, Bristol St.Paul’s

Census 1881.

Edwin Lockyer 67, head married, beer house keeper, Chedzoy Bridgwater
Catherine Lockyer 64, wife, Halcomb Regis Devon
Florence Tooze 14, neice scholar, Bristol

Census 1891.

Robert Hall 42, head married, beer retailer, St.George’s
Selina Hall 43, wife married, St.George’s
William Hall 16, son single, general labourer, St.George’s
Edwin Hall 13, son scholar, St.George’s
Mary Hall 12, daughter scholar, St.George’s
Albert Hall 10, son scholar, St.George’s
Fred Hall 8, son scholar, St.George’s
Elizabeth Smith 48, sister in law widow, general servant, St.Philip’s Bristol

Census 1901.

Robert Hall 30, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
Mary Hall 30, wife married, Bristol
Robert Hall 11, son, Bristol

Census 1911.

Robert Hall 41, head married, license holder, City & County of Bristol
Mary Hall 40, wife married
Robert Hall 21, son single, barman, City & County of Bristol