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`The largest of the Norwich breweries.

`GUARANTEED BREWED FROM ALL ENGLISH MALT AND HOPS'

Originally known as the ANCHOR BREWERY 
( A symbol later used by rivals BULLARDS )
The POCKTHORPE BREWERY from Mid 1800's
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The brewery of James Beevor ( 86 Magdalen Street ) was bought out by John Patteson in 1784.
That of Charles Greeves at Pockthorpe was sold in 1793 to John Patteson.

By c1795 the brewery of Jehosophat Postle had been acquired.

In 1797, HRH Prince William Frederick had lunch at the Pockthorpe Brewery, in a large newly manufactured vat.

By 1800 the Gt Yarmouth North Quay Brewery of Fisher had been added to the business.

John Patteson retired in 1820 and John Staniforth Patteson took over
with partners William Steward of Gt Yarmouth and his brothers Ambrose Harbord Steward and Timothy Steward the elder
along with his son Timothy Steward the younger.
The brewery became STEWARD, PATTESON & STEWARDS ( 1820 - 1831 )
In 1831 the brewery of GEORGE MORSE was amalgamated with S,P&S.
The brewery became STEWARD, PATTESON & Co.

26 September 1837 this brewery merged with that of Peter Finch.
STEWARD, PATTESON, FINCH & Co was born.

Other acquisitions:-
Samuel Paget & Son Gt Yarmouth Brewery plus 27 houses - added 1845
Bells Brewery plus 20 houses - 1866
Reepham Brewery of Bircham & Sons, plus 52 houses - 1878
Ferrier & Company, Gt Yarmouth plus 27 houses ( for £16,000 ) - 1884
Registered as a limited company July 1895, the brewery became STEWARD & PATTESON Ltd
.
The same year the Swaffham Brewery of Morse & Woods, with 51 houses was purchased.


More purchases :-
William Bolding's Weybourne Brewery - 1897
Eye Brewery, plus 20 houses - 1914 ( Purchased from Adnams & Co , Southwold ) 
Cooper Brown, Crown Brewery, East Dereham - 1923
Bagges Brewery of Kings Lynn along with 74 houses - August 1929
Everards Brewery plus 15 houses - 1929
Soames Brewery of Spalding - 1949

Merged with East Anglian Breweries of Ely & Huntingdon 1956


126 houses were closed following the 1904 Compensation Act.

Holders of the Royal Warrant from 1934.

In 1938 branches were listed at Gt Yarmouth, Kings Lynn, Ipswich and Eye.

632 tied houses in 1961.
In 1964 1,200 properties were said to be controlled by S&P
The area covered was from the Essex borders to Lincoln.
S&P traded as an independent brewery until the take-over procedure
 commenced by Watney Mann in 1963,
finally selling in February 1967 for £7,666,270.

The name was used into the 1980's
( S&P BITTER was sold in Norwich Brewery houses 
alongside BULLARDS MILD )

Last beer brewed on site January 1970.
Brewery site encompassed 12 acres.

Brewery chimney demolished 1974


Steward & Patteson Ales 1914
  SG

Light Bitter

XXX

Porter

Pale Ale

XXXX

Double Brown Stout

K Ale

1047

1053

1054

1055

1065

1073

1082


Albion Chieftain 8 ton dray