Brakspear & Sons Ltd

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W H Brakspear & Sons Ltd, New Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire.

Founded by Richard Hayward at Bell Street and was joined by Robert Brakspear c.1779.

Merged with Appleton & Shaw, New Street Brewery, in 1812.

All brewing was concentrated at New Street.

Registered January 1896.

Ceased brewing 2002. Some of the original brewing equipment is now in use at the Wychwood Brewery Ltd, Witney.

Premises still standing.


Images of the brewery

The brewery in 1996

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No : 75,847
Description : Words "Henley Ales"
Date of Application : 4/5/1888
Used Prior to 1870? : 87 years