Marston, Thompson & Evershed Ltd

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The brewery features in The Noted Breweries of Great Britain and Ireland by Alfred Barnard published 1890
Marstons Burton Brewery zx.jpg
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Marston's locomotive at Barrow Hill 2007

Marston, Thompson & Evershed Ltd, Shobnall Road, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire.

Founded at the Horninglow Brewery by John Marston in 1834.

The Albion Brewery, Burton was built in 1875 by Mile End brewers Mann, Crossman & Paulin Ltd and used by them until 1896. Marstons moved to the Albion Brewery in 1898.

Registered in 1890 as John Marston & Son Ltd. and was re-registered June 1896.

Merged with John Thompson & Son Ltd in 1898 and the name was changed to J.Marston, Thompson & Son Ltd; and then to Marston, Thompson & Evershed Ltd in 1905 when Sydney Evershed Ltd was acquired.

In 1999, Marstons were bought by Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries Ltd, and the brewery group was later renamed Marstons PLC.

Still brewing at Burton-upon-Trent.


Acquisition and closure trail:



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


Posters and Labels


Various images of the brewery:


Marston's Unions:


The brewery in October 1985:


A tour of the brewery in May 1990:


The Brewery in 1992:


The Brewery in 2002:


The Brewery in 2003:


Marston warehouse 2014 (courtesy Keith Busby):


Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 20,680

Description  : Shield & 3 barrels
Date of Application  : 26/5/1879
Used Prior to 1870?  : 8 years


Registration No  : 34,571
Description  : Stafford knot
Date of Application  : 10/12/1883
Used Prior to 1870?  : 8 years


Registration No  : 493,283
Description  : Words "GOOKAN"
Date of Application  : 13/07/1928

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO