Breweries

Soames Family and Brewery

Arthur Soames, born 1816, stoke Newington, London, England, who married Anna Amelia Gilstrap, born 1823, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England. Their marriage took place on May 27th, 1852 in Newark. They lived in Waltham Old Hall near [more]

Union Brewery
Biographies

Charles BATE – Union Brewery

Charles Bate was born in Marchwiel on 24 October 1810, his wife Eliza Davies was from Chester. They had married in 1840 and by 1841 Charles and Eliza were at the Union Tavern which was [more]

Breweries

The story of the Willow Brewery

WILLOW BREWERY The story of the Willow Brewery begins at Bonvill, Maryhill, near Glasgow, with the birth of Andrew Walker, who was to become one of the largest colliery owners in Scotland.  Andrew later had [more]

Island Green Brewey
Breweries

Island Green Brewery

Founded in 1856, the Island Green Malthouse and Brewery, Wrexham, was a brick-built, double courtyard range with additions/alterations of 1890.  Island Green originally had a 16 quarter brewhouse and 32 quarter maltings. (8 bushels of [more]

Union Brewery
1800s

Charles Bate and Son, The Union Brewery

The Union Brewery business was established in 1840, and the fact that it survived for many years in the same family is a strong indication of the lines on which it had been conducted. In [more]