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Samuel Webster & Sons Ltd

AddressSamuel Webster & Sons Ltd
Fountain Head Brewery
Ovenden Wood
County (see footnote)Ceremonial
West Yorkshire
Local Authority


Brewery opened in 1838. It was acquired by Samuel Webster in 1860 and renamed. It was acquired by Watney Mann and in 1985 merged with Wilson's;. By then part of Scottish Courage the brewery was closed in 1996. Their beers are now brewed at Scottish Courage's John Smith's plant.

Beers Brewed

We do not maintain a list of beers brewed by each brewery. There may be a list on the brewery's own website. For historical information, we suggest you also visit the brewery page on the unfortunately no longer updated Beermad.


The information contained above was believed to be correct at the date indicated. However we accept no responsibility for any false, misleading or inaccurate information within this site. We are not Samuel Webster & Sons Ltd and have no connection with them. This is not their official web site. If you believe any of the above information to be wrong, then let us at know by contacting us.

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Since the 1974 local government reorganisation there has been much controversy over many county boundaries. The links we provide cover all areas possibilities: Ceremonial Counties which are the counties for which a Lord-Lieutenant has been appointed, Historic Counties (and their allied county boroughs) which represent the position before the 1974 re-organisation and Local Authority which represents the third tear District level.

Last Updated : 15th August 2017