Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Blue Bowl Bath Road

1816. Jacob Naish
1841. Samuel Wooles
1851. Hannah Wooles
1857. Samuel Wooles
1858 to 1861. Charles Norris
1862 to 1871. Thomas Wooles
1871 to 1878. Alexander M. Gordon
1879 – 88. Thomas Morgan
1891 – 94. Albert Smith Densham
1896 – 1906. William Vosper jnr
1909 – 11. George Charley
1913 – 21. Charles Featherstone
1925. Harry Miller
1928 – 60. George William Brett

Census 1841.

Samuel Wooles 45, publican, not born in county
Hannah Wooles 40, not born in county
Thomas Wooles 11, born in county
Emma Bowyer 10, not born in county

Census 1851.

Harril (sic) Wooles 51, head widow, victualler, Gloucestershire Oddington
Samuel Wooles 23, son unmarried, plumber, Somerset Bedminster
Thomas Wooles 21, son unmarried, journeyman ironmonger, Somerset Bedminster
Ellen Church 17, servant unmarried, general servant, Gloucestershire Frampton Cotterell

Census 1861.

Charles Norris 40, head married, publican, Bristol
Maria Norris 41, wife married, Bristol
Maria A. Norris 19, step daughter unmarried, Bristol
Mary A. Fisher 27, servant unmarried, house servant, Bristol
John Carpenter 15, servant unmarried, waiter, Somerset Keynsham

Census 1871.
Blue Bowl Inn

Charles Samuel Wooles 15, head unmarried, scholar, in charge of house, Somerset Bedminster
Edward Wilcot 15, visitor unmarried, scholar, Lincolnshire Harmston
George Peters 19, servant unmarried, general domestic servant, Somerset Winscombe
Elizabeth Bruford 23, servant unmarried, general domestic servant, Somerset Watchet

In Totterdown cottage next door to the pub
Hannah Wooles 73, head widow, inn keeper retired, Gloucestershire Stow on the Wold
Mary Wooles 74, sister unmarried, formerly cook, Gloucestershire Westbury on Severn
Samuel Wooles 6, grandson scholar, Somerset Bedminster

Census 1881.

Thomas Morgan 61, head married, licensed victualler, Somerset Wraxall
Fanny Morgan 45, wife married, Dorset Melbury
John Bolling 55, brother in law widower, retired confectioner, Dorset elbury (paralysed)
Laura E. A. Bolling 25, niece unmarried, annuitant, Gloucestershire Clifton
Fanny F. Jones 21, niece unmarried, milliner, St.Augustine’s Bristol
Mary Ann Davies 43, cousin unmarried, confectioner’s assistant, Somerset Yeovil
Elizabeth Dymock 26, servant unmarried, Somerset Keynsham
Jane Tarr 24, servant unmarried, Herefordshire St. Owens
William Sherman 19, servant unmarried, London Portland Square

Census 1891.

Albert Smith Densham 50, head married, inn keeper, Somerset Newbury
Agnes Lois Densham 49, wife married, assistant in bar, Suffolk Bungay
Mildred Agnes Densham 20, daghter single, school teacher, Somerset Pill
Edith May Densham 18, daughter single, barmaid, Somerset Pill
Charles Albert Densham 17, son single, carpenter’s apprentice, Somerset Pill
Arthur John Densham 15, son single, clerk to provision merchant, Somerset Pill
Harry Palmer Densham 12, son scholar, Somerset Pill
Ella Densham 10, daughter scholar, Somerset Pill
Lizzie Morgan 16, servant single, domestic servant, Wiltshire Swindon
William George Pomery 18, servant single, billiard marker, India Lucknow

Census 1901.

William S. Vosper 33, head married, licensed victualler, Gloucestershire Tewkesbury
Mary Vosper 26, wife married, Bristol
Gladys Vosper 4, daughter, Bristol
Millicent Vosper 3, daughter, Bristol
Alice Vosper 1 month, daughter, Bristol
Carris Osborne 16, servant single, barmaid, Bristol
Laura Meade 19, servant single, general domestic servant, Somerset Pill

Census 1911.

George Charley 71, head married, licensed victualler, Bishop’s Lydeard Somerset
Kate Alice Charley 55, wife married, Bristol
Minnie Hallet 30, servant single, barmaid, Ilminster Somerset
Florence Oliver 25, servant single, general domestic servant, Bristol