John Metcalfe & Son Ltd

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John Metcalfe & Son Ltd, Nidderdale Brewery, High Street, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire.

Founded 1773 when Elizabeth Metcalfe inherited the George Inn.

Registered October 1896.

In 1909, arrangements made to amalgamate with John Smith's Tadcaster Brewery Co. Ltd and offered for sale in 1910 with 16 public houses.

Brewing ceased 1912.


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


An assortment of images of the brewery

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 66,402

Description  : JM & S monogram on shield Estab 1777
Date of Application  : 27/7/1887

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO