Work in Bristol 1883

  • Alsop’s Steam Cabinet Works
  • Avonside Tannery
  • Bristol Wagon Works
  • Brock and Bruce’s Steam Joinery Works
  • Broad Plain Soap Works
  • Carter & Co.’s Mineral Water Works
  • Castle Sugar Refinery
  • Derham’s Shoe Factory
  • Fry’s Cocoa Works …
  • Glass & Co.’s Tobacco and Cigar Factory …
  • Gloucestershire Dairy Company, Limited:..
  • Great Western Cotton Works …
  • Hare’s Floorcloth and Oil and Colour Works
  • John Fuller and Co.’s Carriage Factory …
  • Laverton and Co.’s Steam Cabinet Works
  • Leonard, Boult, and Co.’s Collieries
  • Netham Chernical Works
  • Robinson and Co.’s Wholesale Stationery Works
  • St. Vincent’s Galvanising Iron Works
  • Sheldon, Bush, and Patent Shot Company
  • Stanton and Champion’s Steam Confectionery Works
  • Terrell’s Rope Factory
  • Vowles’ Organ Works
  • Wills’ Tobacco Factory

A series of articles of the Chief 24 Manufactories in the City Reprinted from “Bristol Times & Mirror”. Provides actual accounts of the processes, and workforce details as actually witnessed in 1883. Some adverts.

  • Alsop’s Steam Cabinet Works

28,30 Victoria St

  • Bristol & Somerset Permanent Building Society
  • Caledonian Chambers St Stephens Av
  • Bristol Wagon Works
    p46-7 p48-9 p50-1 p52-3 Lawrence Hill 1851
  • Bristol, West of England, South Wales Permanent Building Society
  • p2 p3 Clare St
  • Derham’s Shoe Factory
    p9 p10-11 p12-13 p14 Barton Street St James 1843 Workforce: 2000
  • E & T Bird Carpets, Linen and Bedding

27 Corn Street

  • Frost & Reed Picture Frame Makers

Clare St

  • Fry’s Cocoa Works
  • p31 p32-3 p34-5 p36 Pithay 1728 Workforce: 1000
  • Glass & Co.’s Tobacco and Cigar Factory

st stephens av

  • John Fuller and Co. Carriage Factory …

69 Victoria Street

  • Redland Girls High School Company

27, 28 Redland Grove

  • Robinson and Co Wholesale Stationery Works
  • p62-3 p64-5 p66-7 Redcliffe Street 1844 Workforce: 688
  • S.J. Kepple and co Furnishing China and Glass

44 College Green

  • Vowles’ Organ Works

19, 20 St Augustines Parade