Julia Hanson & Sons Ltd

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Court House pub, Dudley

Julia Hanson & Sons Ltd, 89 High Street, Dudley, West Midlands.

Founded in 1847 as a wine and spirit business in Priory Street. Acquired the Peacock Hotel and Brewery, Upper High Street, Dudley in September 1895. Registered as a company in October 1897, and their new brewery was built during that year. Julia's sons re-registered the company as Julia Hanson & Sons Ltd in 1902.

Acquired by Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries Ltd in 1943 with nearly 200 houses. The brewery's Bitter was then brewed in Wolverhampton, but Hanson's Mild continued to be brewed in Dudley.

The brewery closed in 1992.

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The brewery in 1992 (photos Michael Croxford):