William Butler & Co. Ltd

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Letterhead 1959
M&B Springfield Brewery
W Butler sen and jun.jpg
Former Talbot, Wolverhampton, 2011
Butler's fireplace at the New Inn, Blists Hill Museum

William Butler & Co. Ltd, Springfield Brewery, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Founded the Priestfield Brewery, Bilston, in 1833 and moved to Wolverhampton in 1874. Registered in April 1891.

Acquired by Mitchells & Butlers Ltd with 830 houses in 1960. The Brewery was closed in May 1991; parts survive within a redevelopment by the University of Wolverhampton.

  • Produced for the University of Wolverhampton, The Springfield Story is a PDF 'coffee table' book which includes the history of the brewery, and the story of the site's redevelopment: [[1]]

Lists of William Butler & Co Ltd pubs

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

Various views of the brewery

The brewery in September 2007

The brewery in March 2008

Labels and beer mats

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 289,872
Description  : Old man and glass
Date of Application  : 16/01/1907
Used Prior to 1875?  : NO

Registration No  : 435,464
Description  : Eagle
Date of Application  : 21/03/1924
Used Prior to 1875?  : NO

Registration No  : 501,887
Description  : Whisky label
Date of Application  : 17/04/1929
Used Prior to 1875?  : NO