The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Opened In 1840

The following is a list of the 4 breweries listed on this site that opened in 1840 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

Burts & Co. Closed Photo
(Ventnor, Isle of Wight 1840-1992)

William Butler & Co. Ltd Closed
(Wolverhampton, West Midlands 1840-1991)

Felinfoel Brewery Co. Ltd
(Llanelli, Dyfed 1840-Still Brewing)

Ward's Brewery Closed
(Sheffield, South Yorkshire 1840-1999)

Last Updated : 29th June 2021