Ward & Son Ltd

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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.

The Foxearth & District Local History Society web site has a large collection of Ward photographs [[1]]

An assortment of images of the brewery

Some illustration of the brewery's advertising