Rawson & Co. Ltd

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Grapes, Sheffield
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Thomas Rawson & Co. Ltd, Pond Street Brewery, Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Founded by Thomas Rawson 1758. The first provincial concern to brew porter. Registered September 1896. Brewery destroyed in an air raid 1940.

Acquired by Duncan Gilmour & Co. Ltd in 1946.

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

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 199,159
Description  : Eagle's head
Date of Application  : 03/11/1896
Used Prior to 1875?  : Upwards of 5