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Brewing in Gloucestershire

A good half of this book (first 4 chapters) refers to the many former older breweries of Gloucestershire (eg Stroud Bry, Cheltenham Bry, Nailsworth Bry, Cheltenham & Hereford Brys - all ending as Whit...

Brewing in Dorset

Survey of the past and present breweries of Dorset, grouped geographically - East Dorset, Purbeck, Blandford to Bourton, Portland and Weymouth, Dorchester to Sherborne and finally West Dorset. Well...

The Rise and Fall of Bath Breweries, 1736-1960

Written by a member of the Bristol Industrial Archaeology Society, describing the rise and subsequent history of brewing in Bath and its surroundings....

Bradford on Avon Pubs and Breweries

An attractive little book describing the past and present pubs and former breweries of Bradford on Avon plus an interesting history of beer and pubs in general and in particular to this town. The hi...

Palmers - The Story of a Dorset Brewery

A comprehensive history of this Bridport brewery built in 1794 by the Gundry family (who had been brewing in Bridport since the early 18th century) and acquired by Palmers in 1895. These early tim...

Gloucestershire Pubs and Breweries

This pictorial history includes a large number of photos of well known breweries such as The Stroud Brewery, Cheltenham Bry, Arnold Perrett and photos of many smaller breweries both old and new. T...

Brewing for Cornwall - A Family Tradition - The St Austell Brewery

Attractively presented history of this Cornish family brewery, tracing its history from founder Walter Hicks to the current 5th generation management. Well illustrated - the brewery, the Hicks fam...

Beer, Bacon, Milk and Wine.

Article within Mere Papers No 11, also containing Demon Drink - the Temperance Movement in Mere. The story of Landers Brewery and the Yapp brothers in Mere,Wiltshire....

Tuckers Maltings -100 Centenary Years.

Celebrates the centenary of Tuckers Maltings by giving short histories of some 25 of the breweries that Tuckers supplied before 1914, nicely illustrated with a label from each brewery; also a brief di...