CENSUS 1871.
Bush Hotel
Hester Weeks 64, head widow, publican, Timsbury Somerset
Eliza Weeks 39, daughter in law widow, Horsley Gloucestershire

CENSUS 1891.
Richard Sowden 35, head married, victualler, Devon
Caroline Sowden 33, wife married, Bristol
Maud Sowden 5, daughter, Bristol
Frederick Sowden 3, son, Bristol
Edith Sowden 3 months, daughter, Bristol
Mary Harding 18, single, barmaid, America

CENSUS 1901.
William S. Vosper 33, head married, licensed victualler, Gloucestershire Tewkesbury
Mary Vosper 26, wife married, Bristol
Gladys Vosper 4, daughter, Bristol
Millicent Vosper 3, daughter, Bristol
Alice Vosper 1 month, daughter, Bristol
Carris Osborne 16, servant single, barmaid, Bristol
Laura Meade 19, servant single, general domestic servant, Somerset Pill

CENSUS 1911.
George Jackson 52, head married, licensed victualler, Pontypool Monmouthshire
Harriet Jackson 49, wife married, assisting in the business, Pontypool Monmouthshire
Alfred Jackson 21, son single, assisting in the business, Pontypool Monmouthshire
Theodore Jackson 19, son single, apprentice in line etching & photo engraving, Middlesborough Yorkshire
Bertie Jackson 17, son single, assisting in the business, Bristol
Lily Florence Jackson 11, daughter, going to school, Bristol
Rose Nichols 21, servant single, Shrewsbury

BUSH HOTEL Wells Road

1864 to 1869. Isaac Weeks
1870 to 1880. Hester Weeks
1882. John Edward Garner
1884 to 1886. Thomas Pace
1887. John Maggs
1891 - 96. Richard Sowden
1897 to 1899. Charles Webb
1900. Thomas Herbert Gould
1901. William Vosper jnr
1901 to 1904. Robert Iles
1905 - 14. George Jackson
1917. James Savage
1921. Frederick Deeming
1925. Charles Crawford
1928 - 31. John Donnelly
1935. Gilbert Sheppard
1937 - 38. Ernest Vowles
1944 - 53. William Hasell


although always named the Bush Hotel the pub was listed as a ‘beer house’ until its rebuild around 1881.  The building was demolished in the early 1970s

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