The Brewery History Society: Breweries
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.
A Century of British Brewers Plus - 1890 to 2004. Brewery History Society, 2005.
The list of brewers reads:
THE MONGER FAMILY 1616-1670
JOSIAH CHILD 1670-1693
EDMUND HALSEY MP 1693-1729
RALPH THRALE 1729-1758
HENRY THRALE 1758-1781
BARCLAY, PERKINS & CO 1781-1955
COURAGE LTD 1955-1986
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: