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COOPER BROWN & Co. EATON index
CHURCH LANE - BREWERY CLOSED 1925
 

William Cooper is a Brandy Merchant at Eaton in 1783.

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Monthly invoices from March to July 1841 each read -

`Bought of T. W. George
1½ barrels of beer .............£2/11/-
Supplied to Edward Loombe.'

(THOMAS WILLIAM GEORGE is given as a brewer at Eaton in 1836 - 1858)

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The brewery in Eaton, prior to 1887, was that of Arthur Day.
By 1888 it had merged with the Dereham brewery of Cooper Brown
 (Crown Brewery)
From then on it traded as Cooper Brown & Day.

By 1899 Mr. E.K. Saul was manager of the Eaton Brewery.
Company paperwork was then headed `Cooper Brown & Co. ' although the names `Crown Brewery, Dereham ' and `Eaton Brewery, Norwich ' still identified origins of documents.

By 1904 Charles Pearce was the owner, who sold out to S&P in 1923
Brewing ceased 1925

Taken over by Steward & Patteson 1923

 


1900 bill heading

 

Range of ales available in 1899 included:-

Pale Bitter Ale
Light Bitter Ale
Sportsman's Ale
Imperial Ale
Imperial XXX
Beer XX
Double Stout