This picture shows the corner of Cheltenham Road and Cotham Brow around 1903 ...
Fairchild's shoeing forge, Parker's auctioneers and the Beaufort House. Previously
known as Ivy Cottages, Mrs Eliza Clark was resident at No.2 prior to it becoming
a pub in 1885. Still trading, the pub is now known as the Cat & Wheel, a compliment
to a famous pub that once stood in Castle Green. The tenancy of George Morley commenced
on the 5th of June 1939, the rent was £80 per annum which was increased to £150 on
the 10th November 1939, the landlords were the Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited.
1891. Eliza Clark 60, head widow, beer retailer, Somersetshire Bath George Oborn 24,
nephew single, bottler, Somersetshire Bath Minnie Titchbon 19, servant single, general
servant, Gloucestershire Hambrook
CENSUS 1901. Thomas C. Asby 35, head married, chef
and wine & spirit & beer retailer, Tottenham Lilly E. Asby 34, wife married Rose E.
Asby 3, daughter, Bristol Emily L. Powell 50, servant single, nurse, Kent
CENSUS 1911. John
Lord 27, head married, manager of licensed house, Bristol Grace Lord 21, wife married,
BEAUFORT HOUSE Cheltenham Road
1885 to 1893. Eliza Clark 1894 - 1901. Thomas Charles
Asby 1903 - 04. Henry Piper 1906. Edward Colston Matthews 1909. John Willats 1911 - 31.
Lionel Lord 1935 - 37. Charles Hawksley Morley 1939. George Morley 1944. Charles Hawksley
Morley 1950 - 53. George Hudson