THREE CROWNS John Street 1792 - 94. William Griffiths 1800 to 1823. James Sheat 1824.
Elizabeth Sheat 1825 to 1828. Martha Sheat 1829 to 1883. James John Sheat 1884 to 1886.
Martha Scrase 1886. Philip Foxwell 1887. Mary Ann Lewis 1888 - 89. George Dunn 1891.
Walter G. Hewlett 1892 - 97. Joseph Randall 1899. Henry Sleep 1901 - 04. Julia Gane 1906
- 09. William Daniels
Prior to taking over as licensee, James John Sheat is listed
at the Three Crowns as a cooper, later he is listed as maltster and cooper. In 1865
he was a churchwarden at St.Philip & Jacob’s church which was just a stone’s throw
from the Three Crowns. John Street ran from Jacob Street to Narrow Plain with Sloper‘s
Lane leading through to St.Philip & Jacob’s church. This area was cleared in 1967
to make way for the Temple Way / Old Market roundabout scheme.
CENSUS 1841. James Sheat 40, publican, born in county Ann Sheat 50, born in county James
Sheat 12, born in county Martha Sheat 11, born in county Sarah Sheat 65, independent
means, born in county Mary Sheat 60, independent means, born in county
CENSUS 1851. James
Sheat 51, Licensed Victualler Bristol St Philips Ann Sheat 60, Bristol St Philips
James Sheat 22, Bristol St Philips Martha Sheat 21, Bristol St Philips Sarah Sheat
75, Sister in Law unmarried Fund Holder Bristol St Philips
CENSUS 1861. James J. Sheat,
head widower 61, victualler, Bristol Martha Weeks, niece M 39, house keeper, Bristol Mary
Clarke, servant U 14, general servant, Guernsey
CENSUS 1871. James J. Sheat 71, head
widower, land owner and licensed victualler, Bristol Deoness Davis 60, visitor unmarried
(female), Bristol Mary Ann Oliver 22, servant unmarried, barmaid and domestic servant
1881. James J. Sheat 81, head widower, licensed victualler, Bristol Amelia A. Sheat
40, daughter in law married, law clerk’s wife (visitor) Bristol Mary A. Oliver 30,
servant unmarried, barmaid, Bristol Sarah A. Fussell 18, servant unmarried, housemaid,
CENSUS 1891. Walter G. Hewlett 28, head married, publican, Bristol Annie Hewlett
28, wife married, Bristol Annie J. Hewlett 6, daughter, scholar, Bristol Walter G.
Hewlett 2, son, Bristol
CENSUS 1901. Julia Gane 44, head widow, publican, Somerset
Keynsham Mary A. Gane 20, daughter single, barmaid, Bristol Charles J. Gane 16, son
single, plumber’s labourer, Bristol Emily F. Gane 10, daughter, Bristol Henry Rawlings
26, son in law married, gas stove fitter, Wiltshire Chippenham Laura Rawlings 22,
daughter married, Bristol Thomas Rawlings 2, grandson, Bristol William Cowley 19, boarder
single, plumber’s labourer, Gloucestershire Cirencester