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London SE1 - Southwalk, Site of Barclay Perkins & Co Ltd, Anchor Brewery, Park Street, Southwark

Barclay, Perkins & Co Ltd, Anchor Brewery, Park Street, Southwark SE1. Founded in 1616 by James Monger and became Barclay, Perkins in 1781. Registered in June 1896. Merged with Courage & Co Ltd in 1955 to form Courage & Barclay Ltd. Brewing other than lager ceased in 1958 and all brewing ceased in the 1970s. Site now redeveloped for housing.
Reference:
A Century of British Brewers Plus - 1890 to 2004. Brewery History Society, 2005.

Barclay Perkins

Barclay Perkins

The list of brewers reads:

Barclay Perkins

The text reads:

AN INTERNATIONAL INCIDENT OCCURRED HERE - 1850
GENERAL HAYNAU "THE AUSTRIAN BUTCHER"
WAS RECOGNISED AND ATTACKED
BY BARCLAY & PARKINS DRAYMEN

There is more information about the Anchor Brewery and the Thrale family on the website: www.thrale.com


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