Allsopp & Sons Ltd

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Samuel Allsopp & Sons Ltd, High Street, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Founded by Benjamin Wilson senior in the 1740s and was acquired from his son Benjamin junior by the latter's nephew Samuel Allsopp 1807. Second brewery in Station Street added 1859-60. Registered February 1887. In financial difficulties and went into receivership July 1911. New board appointed 1913 and recovered thereafter.

Merged with Ind Coope Ltd. June 1934 to form Ind Coope & Allsopp Ltd. with 1,800 houses.

High Street brewery converted to lager production 1899 and mostly demolished 1938, the remaining building was used as a shoe factory then demolished in 1979 after the site was bought by Bass who built offices thereon.

Station Street brewery still standing, part used as offices and for residential, the rest incorporated into Molson-Coors complex.


List of Allsopp pubs transferred to Ind Coope in 1934


The brewery features in The Noted Breweries of Great Britain and Ireland by Alfred Barnard published 1890.


An assortment of images of the brewery

Courtesy Steve Peck.

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 2,945

Description  : Hand
Date of Application  : 29/2/1876
Used Prior to 1870?  : 14 years

Registration No  : 2,950
Description  : Hand
Date of Application  : 29/2/1876
Used Prior to 1870?  : 14 years

Registration No  : 297,776
Description  : Red Indian chief
Date of Application  :
Used Prior to 1870?  : NO

Registration No  : 453,279
Description  : Oatmeal Stout Label
Date of Application  : 04/11/1924

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO