Bristol’s Lost Pubs

Falcon House Cambridge Street
Off license

1870 – 76. John Tucker
1878 – 88. Eliza Prosser
1891. Mary Casey
1892. Mrs. Hale
1893. Mary Ann Newman
1895 – 97. George Phillips
1901 – 11. Jane Phillips
1924 – 28. William Pearce
1930 – 38. Edith Mary Giggins
1944. Olive May Counsell
1950. Frank W. Watts Hewett
1955. Raymond Underwood

The 1871 census gives John tucker’s occupation as mason; however, in local directories he is listed as grocer & beer retailer. This picture was taken during the tenancy of Jane Phillips, the name Falcon House appears above the door, but never in directories nor on the census.

Census 1871.

John Tucker 63, head married, mason, Devon Marwood
Hannah Tucker 47, wife married, Bristol
Elias Farmaner 26, lodger married, railway clerk, Sussex East Preston
Louisa Maria Farmaner 25, wife married, Dorset Weymouth

Census 1881.

Eliza Prosser 41 head widow, grocer, Bristol
Frank W. Prosser 18, son unmarried, sanitary clerk, Bristol
Edwin J. Prossser 16, son unmarried, produce broker’s clerk, Bristol
Elizabeth Jones 75, lodger widow, Dorset Dorchester

Census 1891.

Mary Casey 53, head widow, grocer & beerhouse keeper, Cork
William Casey 35, son single, railway guard, Monmouthshire Abergavenny
Mary Casey 18, daughter single, dressmaker, Monmouthshire Abergavenny
Lillie Casey 8, daughter scholar, Monmouthshire Abergavenny

Census 1901.

George Phillips 46, head married, carpenter & joiner, Gloucestershire Badgworth
Jane Phillips 43, wife married, shop keeper & licensed victualler out door, Gloucestershire Cam
Edgar Phillips 13, son, Bristol

Census 1911.

George Phillips 56, head married, carpenter & joiner, Biddisham Somerset
Jane Phillips 54, wife married, shop keeper, Berkeley Road Gloucestershire
Edgar Phillips 23, son single, carpenter & joiner, Bristol