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[[Image:Eldridge 24.jpg|thumb|]]
 
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[[File:Parkstone Dorset Eldridge Pope sign 20 June 1991.JPG|thumb|Courtesy Roy Denison]]
 
[[File:Parkstone Dorset Eldridge Pope sign 20 June 1991.JPG|thumb|Courtesy Roy Denison]]
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<big>'''Eldridge, Pope & Co Ltd''', ''Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset.''</big>
 
<big>'''Eldridge, Pope & Co Ltd''', ''Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset.''</big>
  
Founded in 1837 when [[Charles Eldridge (Dorchester)|Charles Eldridge]] leased the Green Dragon Brewery in Dorchester.
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Founded in 1837 when [[Charles Eldridge (Dorchester)|Charles Eldridge]] leased the Green Dragon Brewery in Dorchester. The Eldridge family also operated the [[Eldridge, Mason & Co|Pale Ale Brewery]] in Dorchester from 1854.
 
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The Eldridge family also operated the [[Eldridge, Mason & Co|Pale Ale Brewery]] in Dorchester from 1854.
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The new Dorchester Brewery opened in 1880, and the two earlier breweries were closed. Registered May 1897 with 74 public houses.  
 
The new Dorchester Brewery opened in 1880, and the two earlier breweries were closed. Registered May 1897 with 74 public houses.  
  
The pub estate was separated from brewing in 1996 and management buy-out followed by merger in 1997.  
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The pub estate was separated from brewing in 1996 and management buy-out followed by merger in 1997. This merged 1998 with [[Burtonwood Brewery Co.(Forshaws) Ltd]] in 1998. Trading as Thomas Hardy Burtonwood. Pub estate sold to Michael Cannon in 2004, who then sold it to Marstons in 2006.  
 
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This merged 1998 with [[Burtonwood Brewery Co.(Forshaws) Ltd]] in 1998.  
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Trading as Thomas Hardy Burtonwood. Pub estate sold to Michael Cannon in 2004, who then sold it to Marstons in 2006.  
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The brewery closed in 2003 but is still standing in use residentially.
 
The brewery closed in 2003 but is still standing in use residentially.
  
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* '''[[Chronology of Eldridge Pope & Co. Ltd]]'''
  
'''[[Chronology of Eldridge Pope & Co. Ltd]]'''
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* '''[[List of Eldridge Pope & Co Ltd pubs]]'''
  
'''[[List of Eldridge Pope & Co Ltd pubs]]'''
 
  
 
'''The brewery features in The Noted Breweries of Great Britain and Ireland by Alfred Barnard published 1890.'''
 
'''The brewery features in The Noted Breweries of Great Britain and Ireland by Alfred Barnard published 1890.'''
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File:Eldridge Pope Dorchester (1).jpg
 
File:Eldridge Pope Dorchester (1).jpg
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'''At one point both [[Joshua Tetley & Son Ltd]] and Eldridge, Pope "shared" a common Trade Mark'''
 
'''At one point both [[Joshua Tetley & Son Ltd]] and Eldridge, Pope "shared" a common Trade Mark'''
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<gallery>
 
File:Eldridge Pope Huntsman logo (2).jpg
 
File:Eldridge Pope Huntsman logo (2).jpg
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'''An assortment of views of the brewery'''
 
'''An assortment of views of the brewery'''
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<gallery>
 
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File:Eldridge Pope brewery Dorchester 28.8.1973.jpg|The brewery in 1978. Courtesy Roy Denison
 
File:Eldridge Pope brewery Dorchester 28.8.1973.jpg|The brewery in 1978. Courtesy Roy Denison
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'''The brewery in 1990'''
 
'''The brewery in 1990'''
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<gallery>
 
File:DorchesterEPope01_SP_May1990.jpg
 
File:DorchesterEPope01_SP_May1990.jpg
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'''The following images were taken on a BHS Visit in 2002. Courtesy Jeff Sechiari'''
 
'''The following images were taken on a BHS Visit in 2002. Courtesy Jeff Sechiari'''
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Image:Hall 01.jpg|
 
Image:Hall 01.jpg|
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{{Trade Mark 2 |regno = 25,219|desc=Monogram "EP" on shield & facsimile signature|date=17/11/1880|seventy=6 years
 
{{Trade Mark 2 |regno = 25,219|desc=Monogram "EP" on shield & facsimile signature|date=17/11/1880|seventy=6 years
 
|regno2 = 525,860|desc2=Dorset Brown Ale Label|date2=22/09/1931|seventy2=NO}}
 
|regno2 = 525,860|desc2=Dorset Brown Ale Label|date2=22/09/1931|seventy2=NO}}
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[[Category:Dorset]]
 
[[Category:Dorset]]

Revision as of 12:19, 31 May 2020

The brewery
The brewery
Eldridge Pope.jpg
The remains of Eldridge, Pope's original brewery in Ackland Road.
Eldridge 21.jpg
Eldridge 22.jpg
Eldridge 23.jpg
Eldridge 24.jpg
Courtesy Roy Denison

Eldridge, Pope & Co Ltd, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset.

Founded in 1837 when Charles Eldridge leased the Green Dragon Brewery in Dorchester. The Eldridge family also operated the Pale Ale Brewery in Dorchester from 1854.

The new Dorchester Brewery opened in 1880, and the two earlier breweries were closed. Registered May 1897 with 74 public houses.

The pub estate was separated from brewing in 1996 and management buy-out followed by merger in 1997. This merged 1998 with Burtonwood Brewery Co.(Forshaws) Ltd in 1998. Trading as Thomas Hardy Burtonwood. Pub estate sold to Michael Cannon in 2004, who then sold it to Marstons in 2006.

The brewery closed in 2003 but is still standing in use residentially.


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


At one point both Joshua Tetley & Son Ltd and Eldridge, Pope "shared" a common Trade Mark


An assortment of views of the brewery


The brewery in 1990


The following images were taken on a BHS Visit in 2002. Courtesy Jeff Sechiari

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 25,219

Description  : Monogram "EP" on shield & facsimile signature
Date of Application  : 17/11/1880
Used Prior to 1870?  : 6 years


Registration No  : 525,860
Description  : Dorset Brown Ale Label
Date of Application  : 22/09/1931

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO