TELEGRAPH HOTEL Bedminster Down Road

1852. Elias Parker
1861 - 83. Richard Mereweather
1885 - 88. Zachariah Patch
1889. John Hannam
1891. Ernest Redwood
1893. Tom Williams
1894. Frederick Piper
1897. Henry Edmunds
1899. James McHugh
1900. Ada Mary Townsend
1901. Benjamin Marshall
1904 - 06. Ada Mary Marshall
1909 - 11. Edward James Hutchings
1914. Emma Milsom
1917 - 38. Harry Farmiloe

The Telegraph Hotel was bombed in the war

CENSUS 1861.
Richard Mereweather 49, head married, inn keeper, Somerset Bedminster
Mary Mereweather 46, wife married, Somerset Porlock
Ann Reed 27 sister in law unmarried, servant, Somerset Bedminster

CENSUS 1871.
Richard Merewether 59, head married, licensed victualler, Bedminster
Mary Merewether 55, wife married, Bedminster
Ann Reed 35, sister unmarried, assistant, Porlock Someset

CENSUS 1891.
Ernest Redwood 24, head married, licensed victualler, Monmouthshire
Maria Redwood 24, wife married, Cheshire
Annie Northam 18, visitor, Monmouthshire
Mart Heale 18, servant single, domestic servant, Somerset
W. Fantom 40, lodger married, coal miner, Yorkshire
Mrs. Fantom 40, lodger married
Mrs. Redwood 58, visitor married, Devon

CENSUS 1901.
Benjamin Marshall 29, head married, publican, Bristol
Ada Marshall 30, wife married, Ubley Somerset
Emily Marshall 5, daughter scholar, Bristol
Elsie Marshall 4, daughter scholar, Bristol
Ida Marshall 1 month, daughter, Bristol
Minnie Chappel 22, servant single, general domestic servant, Bristol

CENSUS 1911.
Edward James Hutchings 32, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol
Florence Elizabeth Hutchings 32, wife married, assisting in business, Bristol
Sylvia Florence Ann Hutchings 4, daughter, Bristol
Iris Eveline Hutchings 1 year 9 months, daughter, Bristol
Minnie Garland 28, sister in law single, barmaid, Bristol

The 1911 census reveals that not counting the scullery, landing, lobby, closet, bathroom; nor warehouse, office or shop, the Telegraph had 11 rooms.


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