Ward & Son Ltd
Ward & Son Ltd, The Brewery, Foxearth, Essex.
Founded 1848 by George Ward, a beer retailer. Brewing began 1878. Private company registered 1919.
Acquired by Taylor, Walker & Co. Ltd. 1957 with 31 tied houses.
Repurchased by the Ward family from Ind Coope Ltd. 1960 but it proved not to be a viable proposition and the brewery was demolished in 1962 but the offices remain intact.
- A History of Ward & Son Ltd by Ian P Peaty
The Foxearth & District Local History Society web site has a large collection of Ward photographs []
An assortment of images of the brewery
Some illustration of the brewery's advertising