Bristol’s Lost Pubs

No. 1 Higham Street
Off license

1881 – 84. William Evans
1885. Henry Pain
1887. Francis Hillier
1888 – 96. Edwin Hale
1900 – 05. Caroline Flower
1908 – 40. Frederick Fursman
1940 – 55. Maud Fursman

All the people above are listed in local directories as grocers & beer retailers.

Closed in the late 1960s and is now a private residence. This image was taken from a water damaged glass plate.

Bristol Museum collections

Census 1881.

William Evans 49, head married, engine fitter, Breconshire Llyswen
Mary Evans 39, wife married, Monmouthshire Gilwern
Mary A. Evans 5, niece, Breconshire Brynmawr

Census 1891.

Edwin Hale 42, head married, stationary engine driver, Bristol Redcliff
Hannah Hale 42, wife married, Bristol St.Paul’s
Alice Hale 15, daughter, Bristol Redcliff

Census 1901.

Caroline Flower 54, head widow, general grocer, Bristol
Mabel Flower 18, daughter single, Bristol
Sarah A. Greenland 45, aunt single, corset boner, Bristol

Census 1911.

Frederick Fursman 39, head married, beer retailer & grocer, Barnstable Devonshire
Maud Beatrice Fursman 29, wife married, Bristol Gloucestershire
Frederick Arthur Fursman 2, son, Bristol Somerset
Maud Beatrice Fursman 1, daughter, Bristol Somerset
Mary Ann Fursman 74, mother widow, Buckland Devonshire