Colchester Brewing Co. Ltd

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The brewery in 1932
Colchester BC Advert aa.jpg

Colchester Brewing Co. Ltd, Eagle Brewery, East Hill, Colchester, Essex

Founded in 1828 by Christopher Stopes and Robert Hurnard (see:- C Stopes and Sons).

C Stopes and Sons were acquired in January 1887 by the Norfolk & Suffolk Brewery Co Ltd, Falcon Brewery, Ipswich.

The Ipswich brewery was then closed and the company became Colchester Brewing Co. Ltd in September 1887.

Also at Langham until 1887.

Acquired by Ind Coope Ltd in 1925 and was closed. Some of their public houses were sold to Lacon & Co. Ltd. in 1926.

Brewery still standing.

Sequence of formation:-



An assortment of images of the Colchester brewery


Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No : 283,035
Description :
Date of Application :
Used Prior to 1875? : NO


Registration No : 287,126/7
Description : Label designs for gin and whisky
Date of Application : 19/10/1906
Used Prior to 1875? : NO