Bristol’s Lost Pubs

George Inn Wells Road

1851 – 53. Richard Newick
1856. Thomas Plummer
1861 – 63. George Cox
1871 – 78. Michael Cotter
1879 – 86. Margaret Cotter
1888. Philip Foxwell
1891 – 97. Walter Purnell
1899 – 1904. George Driver
1911 – 31. Alfred Clark
1934 – 38. Amelia Clark
1941 – 44. May Clark
1950 – 60. George H. J. Hill
1975. M. S. Gerrish

The tenancy of May Clark commenced on the 25th of August 1941, the rent was £100 per annum and the landlord was The Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited

Census 1851.

Richard Newick 31, head married, victualler & glass maker, Bristol Redcliff
Elizabeth Newick 30, wife married, Somerset Brislington
Sarah Jane Newick 14, daughter scholar, Bristol Bedminster
Elizabeth Newick 12, daughter scholar, Bristol Redcliff
Samuel Newick 10, son scholar, Bristol Bedminster
Amelia Newick 2, daughter, Bristol Redcliff
William Newick 8 months, son, Bristol Bedminster
John Vowles 71, visitor married, agricultural labourer, Somerset Dundry

Census 1861.
George Inn

George Cox 36, head married, late brass founder, Bristol
Catherine Cox 30, wife married, Bristol
Joseph Cox 7, son scholar, Bristol
George Cox 5, son scholar, Bristol

Census 1871.
George Inn

Lawrence Cotter 57, head married, labourer, Ireland Cork
Mary Cotter 55, wife married, labourer’s wife, Ireland Cork
Margaret Cotter 24, daughter in law married, Ireland Cork
Michael Cotter 22, son married, licensed victualler, Ireland Cork
Martin Condin 30, lodger unmarried, cattle dealer, Ireland Cork
John Murphy 29, lodger unmarried, cattle dealer, Ireland Cork
Timothy Murphy 25, lodger unmarried, cattle dealer, Ireland Cork
Deny Meany 40, lodger unmarried, cattle dealer, Ireland Cork
John Sweeny 24, lodger unmarried, labourer, Ireland Cork
Hannah Summers 30, servant unmarried, servant, Somerst Bristol

Census 1981.

Margaret Cotter 32, head widow, publican, Ireland County Cork
Lawrence Cotter 9, son scholar, Somerset Bedminster
Mary A. Cotter 6, daughter scholar, Somerset Bedminster
Norah Cotter 5, daughter scholar, Somerset Bedminster
Ellen Hemming 19, servant unmarried, general domestic servant, Ireland County Cork

Census 1891.

Walter Purnell 26, head married, inn keeper & merchant’s clerk, Somerset Bristol
Mary Ann Purnell 28, wife married, assists in public business, Monmouthshire Blaenavon
Julia Jolly 19, servant single, barmaid, Staffordshire Haverhill

Census 1901.

George E. Driver 34, head married, licensed victualler, Middlesex Hounslow
Agnes S. Driver 28, wife married, Leeds Yorkshire
Edward Sherman 54, servant married, licensed victualler’s porter, Colchester Essex
Albert J. Daniels 16, servant single, errand boy, Wiltshire
Laura F. Slade 18, servant single, domestic servant, Liverpool Lancashire

Census 1911.

Arthur Emmanuel Clark 37, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
Amelia Clark 36, wife married, assisting in the business, Caerwent Monmouthshire
Norman Alfred Clark 9, son scholar, Bristol
Ethel Leek 23, servant single, domestic (housemaid), Gloucester
John Lemon 17 single, assisting in the business, Bristol