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BRISTOL’S LOST PUBS

ELDON HOUSE No.6 Eldon Place

Eldon House
1847 - 61. John Lugg

Crystal Palace
1862 - 64. Christopher Kelly
1864 - 65. Robert Cartwright

1867 - 68. James Pearse
1868 - 71. Jane Hill

Eldon House
1873 Richard Selly
1874 to 1876. F. Hale

1877 to 1880. Charles Llewellin Nash
1881. Annie Purnell
1882. George Vince
1884. Harriett Thomas
1885. William Thomas
1886. Mary A. Harris
1887. John Dicker
1888 to 1891. Martin Benson
1892 to 1895. John Ellery
1896 - 98. Charlotte Webber
1900 - 01. Mary Thomas
1903. Elizabeth Shakespeare
1905. William Cole
1908. Harriett Morris
1911 - 20. Henry Beaven
1924 - 27. Ethel Watson
1930. Eva Gould
1934 - 37. Richard Gwynedd Hughes
1943 - 49. Albert Hayes
1952 - 55. Gilbert G. Price

First listed as an ale & porter stores in 1855. Previously of Frogmore Street, John Lugg also traded as a gas fitter and bellhanger. Throughout the 1860s and early 1870s Eldon House was known as the Crystal Palace

CENSUS 1851.
John Lugg 39, head married, bell hanger & gas fitter, Bristol St.Augustine’s
Maria Lugg 39, wife married, Bristol St.Paul’s
Sarah Sandell 12, niece scholar, Bristol Westbury
Ann Cole 26, servant unmarried, house servant, Gloucestershire Winterbourne

CENSUS 1861.
John Lugg 48, head married, publican, Bristol St.Augustine’s
Maria Lugg 49, wife married, publican’s wife, Bristol St.Paul’s
Sarah J. Sandell 21, niece visitor unmarried, Gloucestershire Redland
Anna M. Ball 13, servant, house servant, Gloucestershire Thornbury
William Vowles 13, servant, errand boy, Somersetshire Backwell

CENSUS 1871.
Crystal Palace
Jane Hill 45, head widow, publican, Somerset Leigh
Alice Hill 13, daughter scholar, Gloucestershire Westbury on Trym
Emily Hill 8, daughter scholar, Gloucestershire Westbury on Trym

CENSUS 1881.
Emma Purnell 67, head widow, Bristol Failand
Annie Purnell 22, daughter unmarried, publican, Bristol Long Ashton
Walter Jance 26, visitor unmarried, artist painter, Norfolk

CENSUS 1891.
Martin Benson 36, head married, publican, Sweden
Maria Benson 31, wife married, Dorchester
Alfred R. Benson 7, son, Gloucestershire Bristol
Emily G. Benson 4, daughter, Gloucestershire Bristol
Albert E. Benson 2, son, Clifton Bristol

Also at this address
Samuel Payton 54, head widower, tailor, Clifton Bristol

CENSUS 1901.
Mary Thomas 33, head widow, inn keeper, North Shields
Herbert Thomas 11, son, Bristol
Hilda Thomas 8, daughter, Bristol
Alice James 18, servant single, general domestic servant, Birmingham

CENSUS 1911.
Henry George Beaven 42, head married, licensed victualler, Gloucestershire Cheltenham
Ada Beaven 42, wife married, St.James’ Bristol
Nellie Beaven 15, daughter single, dressmaker, Clifton Bristol
Frederick Beaven 14, son, clerk, Clifton Bristol
Arthur Beaven 11, son, Clifton Bristol
Ernest Beaven 10, son, Clifton Bristol

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