Drybrough & Co. Ltd Oval Black Backed Steel


Drybrough & Co. Ltd black backed steel tray dating from the 1910s. The Craigmillar Brewery was based in Edinburgh, Lothian.

Drybrough & Co. Ltd black backed steel tray dating from the 1910s. Members of the Drybrough family had been brewing in Edinburgh before 1750 when Drybrough & Co. was founded. They brewed at various sites until 1892 when the business was moved to a newly built Craigmillar Brewery, also based in Edinburgh. Drybrough & Co. Ltd was registered in 1895. The company supplied their beers to the Alnwick Brewery Co. Ltd from 1963 to 1978 and to Ballingall & Sons Ltd of Dundee from 1964 to 1968. The Craigmillar Brewery was acquired by Watney Mann Ltd in 1965. In 1987, Watney, Mann & Truman Breweries Ltd, then the under the ownership of Grand Metropolitan Hotels Ltd, sold the company to Allied-Lyons plc and brewing ceased at the Craigmillar Brewery days after the sale. The Craigmillar Brewery ceased brewing immediately after the sale. The manufacturer's mark states - "Hancor", Mitcham. 1.M 41.31.F.N

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Brewery Origin Scotland
County Lothian
Reverse Finish Black Backed
Tray Manufacturer Hancor Mitcham
Tray Material Steel
Year Of Manufacture 1910
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