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''237 Dalton Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.''</big>
 
''237 Dalton Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.''</big>
  
Founded 1871 as wine and spirit merchants. Thompsons never owned a brewery but from 1932 they brewed at Hartley's Brewery, Ulverston, under the supervision of their own brewer, this continued until June 1968. Before 1932 they had brewed at Heath's Brewery and also at the Whittle Springs Brewery, Chorley, Lancs, in which they had a 1/3 interest.  
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Founded 1871 as wine and spirit merchants. Thompsons never owned a brewery but from 1932 they brewed at Hartley's Brewery, Ulverston, under the supervision of their own brewer, this continued until June 1968. Before 1932 they had brewed at Heath's Brewery and also at the [[Whittle Springs Brewery Ltd]], Chorley, Lancs, in which they had a 1/3 interest.  
  
 
Acquired by [[Whitbread & Co. Ltd]]. 1966 with 47 public houses.
 
Acquired by [[Whitbread & Co. Ltd]]. 1966 with 47 public houses.

Revision as of 07:03, 3 October 2013

James Thompson & Co. Ltd, 237 Dalton Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

Founded 1871 as wine and spirit merchants. Thompsons never owned a brewery but from 1932 they brewed at Hartley's Brewery, Ulverston, under the supervision of their own brewer, this continued until June 1968. Before 1932 they had brewed at Heath's Brewery and also at the Whittle Springs Brewery Ltd, Chorley, Lancs, in which they had a 1/3 interest.

Acquired by Whitbread & Co. Ltd. 1966 with 47 public houses.