The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Opened In 1837

The following is a list of the 5 breweries listed on this site that opened in 1837 that are listed on the site. Please note that this is not a complete list of all breweries ever in existance, just the ones on this site and is nowhere near complete before the mid-1980's. Additional historical information is being added as time allows. While we have tried to ensure the information below is correct, if you believe that something is incorrect please contact us

W M Darley Ltd Closed
(Thorne, South Yorkshire 1837-1986)

Eldridge Pope & Co. PLC Closed Photo
(Dorchester, Dorset 1837-1997)

Thomas Hardy Burtonwood Brewery Closed
(Dorchester, Dorset 1837-2003)

Vaux Breweries Ltd Closed
(Sunderland, Tyne and Wear 1837-1999)

Wadworth & Co Ltd Taproom
(Roundway, Wiltshire 1837-Still Brewing)

Last Updated : 20th November 2023