Simpson's Brewery Ltd

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Simpson's Brewery Ltd, High Street, Baldock, Hertfordshire.

Founded in the 1730s when it was owned by John Thurgood.

Leased by the Pryor family 1775 before buying it outright 1799, and owned it until 1853 when it was bought by Joseph & Thomas George Simpson, nephews of John Phillips of J.& J.E.Phillips Ltd.

Private company registered March 1935. To avoid death duties sold to Greene King & Sons Ltd. with 130 houses in 1954 for £525,000 and was closed 1965.

Sold to Baldock U.D.C. 1966 and demolished 1968 to make way for a housing estate.

Offices remain.

List of Simpson's Brewery Ltd pubs

An assortment of images of the brewery