Ward & Co. Ltd

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S H Ward & Co. Ltd, Sheaf Brewery, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Founded by William Roper and John Kirby in 1837 at the Sheaf Island Brewery, Effingham Street. Septimus Henry Ward joined in 1868. They acquired William Bradley's Soho Brewery, Ecclesall Road in 1876, renamed it the Sheaf Brewery and transferred operations. Registered February 1896.

Acquired by Vaux Breweries Ltd in 1972 with 102 tied houses. Brewing ceased 1999 and premises are now accommodation.

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Various images of the brewery

The brewery in 1991

Labels, beermats, etc

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 7,428
Description  : Sheaf
Date of Application  : 29/6/1876
Used Prior to 1875?  : 8 years

Registration No  : 457,491
Description  : Tree and words "KARI"
Date of Application  : 24/03/1925
Used Prior to 1875?  : NO

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