AMERICAN EAGLE Woodwell Crescent, St.George’s Road    

1862 - 72. Charles Thorne
1874 - 80. George Garraway
1881 to 1885. John Colwell
1886. C. Spratt
1887. F. Whittard
1888. Jesse Rogers
1889 to 1891. Rosalie Bolt
1891 to 1896. George Garraway
1897 - 99. George Gully
1901 - 06. Henry Dent
1909. Arthur Cayless
1914 - 25. Annie Thrush
1928 - 35. Charles Whitmarsh
1937 - 38. Albert Crawshaw
1939 - 44. Christina Crawshaw
1950 - 52. William Oxley
1952. Ernest Lewis Boyce
1956. Elwyn Banfield
1975. A. G. Walker


In 1861 No.25 Woodwell Crescent was occupied by Thomas Emmery, trading as a plasterer. The American Eagle was later named the Bag O’ Nails

CENSUS 1871.
Charles Thorne 41, head married, public house keeper, Bristol
Jane Thorne 46, wife married, Bristol
Ellen Thorne 22, daughter unmarried, draper’s assistant, Bristol

CENSUS 1881.
John Colwell 59, head married, publican, Gloucestershire Painswick
Sarah Colwell 60, wife married, landlady, Wiltshire Poulton

William Martin 31, son in law married, unemployed clerk, Gloucestershire Clifton
Fanny Martin 31, wife of above, Gloucestershire Painswick
John W. M. Martin 5, son of above, scholar, Gloucestershire Westbury on Trym

CENSUS 1891.
George Garrway 43, head married, beer retailer, Bristol
Emily Garraway 40, wife married, Devon Cadbury

CENSUS 1901.
Henry Dent 48, head married, publican, Gloucestershire Winterbourne
Tryphena Dent 48, wife married, Gloucestershire Longford
Florence Dent 22, daughter single, barmaid, Gloucestershire Gloucester
Annie Dent 19, daughter single, barmaid, Gloucestershire Bristol
Amadest Drakes 27, visitor single, able seaman merchant service, West Indies Barbados

CENSUS 1911.
Arthur Edwin Cayless 66, head married, licensee beer house, Leicester Leicestershire
Hannah Cayless 66, wife married, Nuneaton Warwickshire

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