Burton's Lost Breweries From Old Photographs by Terry Garner PDF

By Terry Garner

ISBN-10: 1445675382

ISBN-13: 9781445675381

within the 12th century the abbots of Burton started to produce beer. The dissolution of the abbey within the 16th century observed hotels and alehouses look, with many promoting beer brewed on-site. the 1st recognisable brewery used to be Benjamin Printon’s, which was once demonstrated on Horninglow highway round 1708. The Trent & Mersey Canal, inbuilt 1774/75, allowed extra growth to the undefined, however it was once the arriving of the railway in 1839 that ended in large development – by way of 1888 there have been thirty-one breweries utilizing over 8,000 males and generating over three million barrels a year.

In this selection of pictures, neighborhood writer and historian Terry Garner illustrates the historical past of this well-known east Staffordshire city and offers a desirable perception into the various misplaced breweries that made Burton-on-Trent the brewing capital of the world.

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