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<big>'''Henry Mitchell & Co. Ltd,''' ''Cape Hill Brewery, Cape Hill, Smethwick, West Midlands.''</big>
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<big>'''Henry Mitchell & Co. Ltd''', ''Cape Hill Brewery, Cape Hill, Smethwick, West Midlands.''</big>
  
Henry Mitchell Jnr built the Cape Hill Brewery in 1878 to replace the Crown Brewery, Smethwick, which had been brewing since 1854.  
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Henry Mitchell began brewing at the Oddfellows Arms, Hall Street, West Bromwich before 1851. He acquired the Crown Inn, Oldbury Road, Smethwick in 1854, and the Crown Brewery there was rebuilt in 1866 by Henry Mitchell Jnr, after his father's retirement in 1861.
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In 1854 Henry was licensee of the Crown, Oldbury Road, with Joseph Parker as brewer.
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Henry Mitchell Jnr built the Cape Hill Brewery in 1878 to replace the Crown Brewery, Smethwick, and the company traded as Mitchell & Co. Ltd.
  
 
Registered as above in 1888. Merged with [[Butler's Crown Brewery Ltd]]. in 1898 to form [[Mitchells & Butlers Ltd]].  
 
Registered as above in 1888. Merged with [[Butler's Crown Brewery Ltd]]. in 1898 to form [[Mitchells & Butlers Ltd]].  

Latest revision as of 11:19, 24 May 2020

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Henry Mitchell & Co. Ltd, Cape Hill Brewery, Cape Hill, Smethwick, West Midlands.

Henry Mitchell began brewing at the Oddfellows Arms, Hall Street, West Bromwich before 1851. He acquired the Crown Inn, Oldbury Road, Smethwick in 1854, and the Crown Brewery there was rebuilt in 1866 by Henry Mitchell Jnr, after his father's retirement in 1861.

In 1854 Henry was licensee of the Crown, Oldbury Road, with Joseph Parker as brewer.

Henry Mitchell Jnr built the Cape Hill Brewery in 1878 to replace the Crown Brewery, Smethwick, and the company traded as Mitchell & Co. Ltd.

Registered as above in 1888. Merged with Butler's Crown Brewery Ltd. in 1898 to form Mitchells & Butlers Ltd.

Merged with Bass, Ratcliff & Gretton Ltd in 1961 to form Bass, Mitchells & Butlers Ltd.

Closed 2002 after the acquisition of Bass, Ratcliff & Gretton Ltd by Molson-Coors Brewers Ltd.