CHEQUERS Old Market Street

1844. Joseph Morgan
1851 - 53. Alexander Halcomb
1855 - 60. T. Rodda
1861 to 1868. William Simpson
1869. A. Dowswell
1871 - 72. William Pring
1874. George Chidgey
1875. George Park
1877. F. Rees
1879 - 81. Robert Baker
1882. H. Slade
1883 to 1896. George Yetman
1897 - 1901. Emily Frances Sumsion
1904 - 38. Emily Frances Whippie
1944 - 53. Arthur Whippie



To the right of the Rogers brewery building this pub was demolished in 1975 to make way for an office block.  In 1936 the rent paid by tenant Emily Whippie was £72 per annum, the landlords were the Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited.




CENSUS 1851.
Alexander Halcomb 45, head married, publican, Devizes
Mary Halcomb 45, wife married, Monmouthshire Llandenny ?
William Charles Halcomb 22, son unmarried, woollen draper, Bristol
Keturah Halcomb 20, daughter unmarried, Clerk, Bristol
Alexander Halcomb 18, son unmarried, Bristol
Frederick Halcomb 16, son, Bristol
Mary Jane Halcomb 13, daughter, Bristol
Harriet Emma Halcomb 10, daughter, Bristol
John Parry Halcomb 8, Monmouthshire Llandenny ?
Jane Parry 33, Sister in Law, Monmouthshire Llandenny ?
George Calloway 19, Ostler, Yeovil

CENSUS 1861.
William Simpson 39, head married, engine smith, Northumberland Newcastle
Jane Simpson 40, wife married, Devon Kentisbeer
Jane Simpson 17, niece unmarried, Middlesex Slough
Caroline Wyatt 22, sister in law unmarried, Devon Kentisbeer

CENSUS 1871.
William Pring 35, head married, licensed victualler, Somerset Taunton
Louisa Pring 35, wife married, Somerset Taunton
Walter Pring 13, son scholar, Bristol
Julia Pring 9, daughter scholar, Bristol
Philip Pring 8, son scholar, Bristol
Charles Pring 5, son scholar, Bristol
Percy Pring 3, son scholar, Bristol
Francis Pring 1, son, Bristol

CENSUS 1881.
Robert Baker 30, head married, manager for licensed victualler, Isle of Wight
Mary Baker 32, wife married, Wiltshire
Lottie Slade 4, niece, Wiltshire

CENSUS 1891.
George Yetman 56, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
Maria Yetman 56, wife married, Bristol
Annie Curtis 14, servant, domestic, Bristol

CENSUS 1901.
Emily Frances Sumsion 38, head widow, publican, Bradford Wiltshire
Harold Philip Fulford 20, son single, surveyor, Swansea Glamorganshire
Constance Sumsion 13, daughter, Bristol
Gerald Sumsion 10, son, Bristol

CENSUS 1911.
A. Whippie 46, head married, licensee, Bristol
E. F. Whippie 47, wife married, licensee, Bristol
G. Sumsion 20, son single, traveller, Bristol
C. Sumsion 22, daughter single, assistant, Bristol
Nellie Mathews 28, servant single, domestic, Warminster Wiltshire

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