Truman, Hanbury & Buxton & Co. Ltd

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The remains of a pub in Brick Lane

Truman, Hanbury & Buxton & Co. Ltd, Black Eagle Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Stepney, London E1.

Black Eagle Brewery built by Thomas Bucknall in about 1666 and it was acquired by Joseph Truman in 1679.

Acquired Phillip's Brewery, Burton-on-Trent 1873 and brewed there until 1971. Registered January 1889.

Acquired by Grand Metropolitan Hotels Ltd. 1971 and was merged with Watney Mann Ltd. 1974. Name changed to Truman Ltd. 1971. Brewing ceased 1989. The site remains an assortment of commercial buildings.


Truman, Hanbury, Buxton & Co. Ltd, Black Eagle Brewery, Derby Street, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Established by Phillips Bros. of Northampton between 1860 and 1865. Bought by Trumans 1873 and rebuilt. Closed 1971 and 73 houses sold to Courages. Demolished 1972-3.


List of Truman's pubs – East London, North London

List of Truman's pubs - South East London, South West London, West London

List of Truman's pubs – East Anglia, North of England, South Wales, South West England, Other Locations

List of Truman's Burton Brewery pubs


An assortment of images of the Brick Lane brewery


An assortment of images of the Burton on Trent brewery

An assortment of images of the Brick Lane Brewery taken in 2006. Courtesy "Watneys Red Barrel".

An assortment of images of the Brick Lane Brewery taken during a BHS Urban Walk in 2009. Courtesy Steve Peck.

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 40,779

Description  : Eagle
Date of Application  : 10/11/1884

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO