Melbourne Brewery (Leeds) Ltd

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Ordnance Survey extract from 1915-1919. Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland (
Courtesy Malcolm Toft

Melbourne Brewery (Leeds) Ltd, Melbourne Brewery, Regent Street / Plum Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Registered in December 1889 as the Leeds & Wakefield Breweries Ltd to amalgamate:

  • Kirk, Matthews, Melbourne Brewery and
  • Carter & Sons, Victoria Brewery, Wakefield.

Name changed to Melbourne Brewery (Leeds) Ltd in December 1957.

Acquired by Joshua Tetley & Son Ltd in 1960 and brewing ceased one year later. Owned 245 public houses.

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