Samuel Ledgard

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Samuel Ledgard, Nelson Brewery, Nelson Hotel, 212 Armley Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS12 2LS

A home-brew house possibly brewing until the death of the owner in 1952. One other house was owned.

The pub is now a free house; the former brewhouse stands behind.

An assortment of images of the brewery:

The Ledgard Blue Plaque, 2008:

This reads:

SAMUEL LEDGARD (1874-1952). Was landlord here 1896-1952. The renowned private operator of bus and coach services in Yorkshire, in a remarkable career he was also a farmer, brewer, garage proprietor, quarry owner, haulage contractor and caterer to royalty and the nobility.