C N Kidd & Son Ltd
C N Kidd & Son Ltd, Steam Brewery, Hythe Street, Dartford, Kent.
Operated by William Miskin as the Oak Brewery before 1870.
Name changed after rebuild in 1890.
Registered February 1920.
Acquired by Courage & Co. Ltd. 1937 with 65 houses and brewing ceased.
Brewery demolished 1939. A Co-op store once stood on the site but that too has been demolished.
Peter Moynihan writes:-
Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Newman Kidd, of Westhill House, and the Steam Brewery, Dartford, Kent, a director of the Dartford Gas Co. and of J.W. Green (Limited), who died on October 5th, aged seventy three years, has left a fortune of the value of £273,592.”
….from the West Sussex Gazette, Thursday, 14th February, 1918. I didn’t know until I found this that Kidd had been a director of another brewery in Luton, Beds.