Birks & Co
W H Birks & Co, Lady's Bridge Brewery, 9 Bridge Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
Founded by Edward Nanson 1791 and sold to Birks in 1858.
Acquired by Duncan Gilmour & Co. Ltd. 1900 who were hop bitters brewers. Transferred here from Furnival Brewery.
Acquired with 342 houses by Joshua Tetley & Son Ltd in 1954 and brewing ceased in 1959.
Samuel Plimsoll, of Plimsoll Line fame, was born in 1824 in Bristol. Later he became a clerk and then manager of Birks Brewery, before moving to London in 1854.
He died 1898.