Cherry Tree

This area was built on what used to be the orchard of the Great Gardens next to Temple Church, there was also a pub in Rose Street named the Apple Tree. The Cherry Tree is pictured here in the late 1980s awaiting demolition. The pub is not listed in directories between 1854 and 1862. In the 1861 census, Mary Poor, widow of William Poor, is listed at the Cherry Tree, her occupation is given as ‘formerly beer retailer’. The tenancy of Sidney Price commenced on June 21st 1937, the rent at this time was £40 per annum and the landlord was the Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Limited.

CENSUS 1851.

William Poor 54, head married, beer retailer, Brewham

Mary Poor 54, Witham

E. Poor 12, daughter scholar, Witham


CENSUS 1861.

Cherry Tree

Mary Poor 65, head widow, formerly beer retailer, Somerset Witham

Mary Poor 26, granddaughter unmarried, dress maker, Somerset Brewham

Theresa Poor 22, granddaughter unmarried, tailoress, Somerset Brewham


CENSUS 1871.

James Egginton 51, head married, pensioner, Birmingham

Sarah Eggington 50, wife married, Plymouth

Madeline Egginton 8, daughter scholar, Worcester

Mary Ann Robbins 25, lodger unmarried, tailoress, Bristol


CENSUS 1881.

Cherry Tree

John Berryman 40, head married, labourer, Somerset

Charlotte Berryman 40, wife married, Devon

Frederick William Berryman 11, son scholar, Bristol

Henry Berryman 9, son scholar, Bristol

Charlotte E. Berryman 4, daughter scholar, Bristol

William Berryman 2, son, Bristol

Annie Berryman 1, daughter, Bristol

Alice Church 17, servant, domestic servant, Bristol


CENSUS 1891.

William Hawkins 40, head married, cooper’s haulier, Wiltshire Cheverell

Maria Hawkins 36, wife married, Wiltshire Cheverell

Priscilla Hawkins 12, daughter scholar, Bristol

William Hawkins 4, son scholar, Bristol

Henry Hawkins 3, son scholar, Bristol

Adelaide Hawkins 2, daughter, Bristol


CENSUS 1901.

Catherine Ditchett 44, head widow, publican, Bristol

Bessie Brook 9, visitor, Bristol


CENSUS 1911.

Albert Church 40, head married, beer retailer, Redcliff Bristol

Elizabeth Church 35, wife married, assisting in business, Redcliff Bristol

Lily Noble 11, niece school, Bedminster Bristol

CHERRY TREE Rose Street


1847. J. Hillier

1848. James Poor

1851 - 54. William Poor

1863. James Poor

1868 - 79. James Egginton

1881 - 83. John Berryman

1885 - 86. Mary Small

1887 - 92. William Hawkins

1896. Hamilton Emery

1899. Henry Small

1901. Catherine Ditchett

1904. Charles Fishlock

1906 - 11. Albert Church

1913 to 1935. Hannah M. Ball

1936 to 1937. Daisy Kate Ball

1937 - 38. Sidney Price

1944 - 50. Terence Lyons

1953. Henry Withey

1960. A. J. Hall

1975. R. J. Wyatt

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