SCHEDULE OF DEEDS
relating to Ye Old Farm House, Landsdown Road, Bath. This is an extract from a document relating to properties purchased by The Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited in 1924 from the trustees of George Biggs (deceased). For other extracts of this document see The Oxford Brewery, Julian Road and the Crown Brewery, New Orchard Street.

 

1835 29th April. Lease for a year. Charles Butler Ward and others to John Sawtell

1835 30th April. Conveyance. Charles Butler Ward and others to John Sawtell

1837 11th December. Lease for a year. John Sawtell and James Gifford to George Ripley

1837 12th December. Appointment and release. John Sawtell and James Gifford to George Ripley

1837 12th December. Lease for a year. John Sawtell to Robert Bosley

1837 13th December. Mortgage. John Sawtell to Robert Bosley

1840 22nd June. Lease for a year. John Sawtell and others to John Jones

1840 24th June. Conveyance. John Sawtell and others to John Jones

1882 29th September. Conveyance. Henry Charles Stone to Thomas Albert Pearce

1895 10th August. Conveyance. Thomas Albert Pearce to George Biggs

1924 19th June. Conveyance. George Biggs’ trustees to The Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited


CENSUS 1851.
Ambrose Cooper 41, head married, licensed brewer, Somerset Bath
Catherine Cooper 37, wife married, Ireland
Ellen Cooper 13, daughter scholar, Middlesex Marylebone
Ambrose H. Cooper 4, son, Somerset Bath
Mary Cooper 1 month, Somerset Bath
Mary Angle 23, servant unmarried, house servant, Somerset Bath
Sarah Webb 16, servant unmarried, house servant, Somerset Chew Magna

CENSUS 1861.
Ambrose Cooper 50, head married, victualler, Somerset Bath
Catherine Cooper 46, wife married, Ireland Cork
Mary Cooper 9, daughter scholar, Somerset Bath
Elizabeth Cooper 7, daughter scholar, Somerset Bath
Edward Cooper 5, son scholar, Somerset Bath
Ellen Gaffney 22, step daughter unmarried, barmaid, Middlesex London
Hannah Maguire 25, servant unmarried, general servant, Wales Brecon

CENSUS 1871.
Ambrose Cooper 61, head widower, publican, Somerset Bath
Ellen Gaffney 33, step daughter unmarried, house keeper, Middlesex London
Elizabeth Cooper 17, daughter unmarried, no occupation, Somerset Bath
Edward Cooper 15, son, railway clerk, Somerset Bath

CENSUS 1881.
Elizabeth Platt 55, head widow, beer retailer, Bath Somerset

CENSUS 1891.
Jane Perry 53, head widow, manageress to licensed victualler, Somerset Bath
Louisa M. Drew 16, assistant single, assistant to above, Sdomerset Bath

CENSUS 1901.
Elizabeth Bryan 25, head single, barmaid, London
Adelaide Webb 24, servant single, barmaid, Worcester

CENSUS 1911.
Frank Shorney 36, head married, licensed victualler’s manager, Weston near Bath Somerset
Arthurina Shorney 35, wife married, assisting in business, Widcombe Bath Somerset
Maggie Shorney 4, daughter, Bath Somerset

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BRISTOL’S LOST PUBS

OLD FARM HOUSE Landsdown Road

1851 - 71. Ambrose Cooper
1876. Samuel Pearse
1881 - 90. Elizabeth Platt
1891. Jane Perry (manager)
1894. Thomas A. Pearce
1895. Miss F. Dunn
1895 - 1924. George Biggs & Sons

                  (1906. Harry A. Biggs)
                  (1911. Frank Shorney)
1931. James Windram
1935. Winifred Chivers
1937. Maurice H. Young
1947 - 50. Thomas E. Moore