Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Forgeman’s Arms Barrow Road

1874 – 76. Joseph May
1877. R. Carpenter
1878 to 1882. Alfred Short
1883 to 1888. William Bartlett
1889. William Hooper
1891. John Wilkinson
1892. Albert Goldsworthy
1896. Edward Rose
1899. Mrs E. Beckett
1901. Ernest W. Beckett
1904. William Osmond
1906. Frederick Wilkins
1909 – 50. Elizabeth Price
1953 – 60. James A. Groves
1975. R. H. White

The Forgeman’s Arms had been the last remaining old building on Barrow Road when it was demolished in 2009. This is one of several photographs on this site kindly provided by Pete Yeates.

© Pete Yeates

Census 1881.

Alfred Short 30, head married, beer house keeper, Bristol St.Philip’s
Elizabeth Short 40, wife married, Somersetshire Bedminster
Edward Crossman 17, step-son, log printer, Somersetshire Bedminster
Emma Crossman 14, step-daughter, Somersetshire Bedminster
Rosina Radford 18, servant, domestic servant, Bristol St.Paul’s

Census 1891.

John Wilkinson 46, head married, master mariner and beer retailer, Sunderland Durham
Frances Ellen Wilkinson 27, wife married, Sunderland Durham
Mary Frances Wilkinson 20, daughter single, assistant to parents, Sunderland Durham
Ernest Wilkinson 7, son, Newcastle Northumberland
John Oliver Wilkinson 6 months, son, St.Philip’s Bristol
Susan Hall 22, servant, general domestic servant, Clutton Somersetshire

Census 1901.

Ernest W. Beckett 28, head married, beer house keeper, Staffordshire Burton-on -Trent
Eleanor L. Beckett 30, wife married, Gloucestershire Bristol
Archie Beckett 3, son, Gloucestershire Bristol

Census 1911.

Elizabeth Price 50, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
William Price 53, husband married, Bristol