Greenall Whitley & Co. Ltd

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Messrs. Greenall Whitley & Co’s., Wilderspool Brewery, Warrington. Brewers’ Journal 15th November 1887
Messrs. Greenall, Whitley & Co. Ltd., Bottling Stores, Wilderspool, Warrington. Brewers’ Journal 15th November 1908
Messrs. Greenall, Whitley & Co. Ltd. Brewery, St Helens, Lancs. Brewers’ Journal 15th August 1902
Sun Inn - location unknown. From Mick Clarke
Wilderspool Letterhead 1951
Letterhead 1985

Greenall Whitley & Co. Ltd, Wilderspool Brewery, Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington, Cheshire

Founded 1762 at St Helens. The St Helens brewery was closed in April 1975. See Greenall Whitley (St Helens).

The Warrington (Wilderspool) brewery was established in 1787. See Greenall Whitley (Wilderspool).

Private company registered in October 1880 and public company formed 1952.

In 1949, it acquired Chester Northgate Brewery Co. Ltd: brewing ceased here in 1969.

In 1951, it acquired Shrewsbury & Wem Brewery Co. Ltd: brewing ceased here in February 1988.

In 1959, it acquired Magee, Marshall & Co. Ltd of Bolton: brewing ceased here in September 1970.

In 1961, it acquired Groves & Whitnall Ltd of Salford: brewing ceased here in March 1972.

In 1966, it acquired Wrekin Brewery Co. Ltd of Wellington, Shropshire: brewing ceased here in September 1969.

In 1978, it acquired Shipstone & Sons Ltd of Nottingham.

In July 1985, it acquired J. P. Simpkiss of Brierley Hill and immediately closed the brewery.

In 1986, it acquired Davenport's Brewery Ltd of Birmingham: brewing ceased here in 1989.

In 1990, it closed its remaining breweries at Warrington and Nottingham to become a pub chain, which was later itself bought.

As a Pub Co, it acquired the pub estate of Devenish & Co. Ltd in 1993.

> List of Greenall Whitley & Co Ltd public houses


Various views of the brewery:

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 99,242

Description  : Goddess
Date of Application  : 16/7/1890
Used Prior to 1870?  : NO

Registration No  : 437,777
Description  : Rum Label
Date of Application  : 04/06/1923

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO