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The CONISFORD BREWERY was owned by John Barnard in 1563.
This was later owned by the Allen family who in turn sold to
Edward Tompson in 1660.
Stackhouse Tompson is given at 49 King Street in 1783
Timothy Tompson 1811
Charles Tompson 1830
Tompson Brothers 1842
The brewery remained with the Tompson family until sold in 1844.

It was reported 28th January 1803 that the Compting-house of Tim Tompson, Brewer, was entered by Picklocks, the previous evening or earlier that morning. Cash and Norwich Bankers' Notes, of considerable amount, were taken from an Iron Chest; also a Pocket Book containing Notes of Hand. The Pocket Book, and other Property, had been discovered on the Premises of Grocer, Mr. William Newson of St. Saviour's, supposed to be thrown over his wall by the Depredators.
A FIFTY POUND REWARD offered by Tim Thompson for those who discover the Offenders so that they may be apprehended and prosecuted to conviction.


At the City Sessions held on Tuesday 28th April 1829, brewer C. Tompson Esq. successfully appealed for the return of £150 6s 6d in duty paid, for malt destroyed, in the recent fire in one of his maltings, situated in King Street.

Advertised 13th July 1844 as being for sale during August 1844, in ONE Lot.
BREWERY with 60 INNS & PUBLIC HOUSES.

Comprising a capital Residence and Brew-house, with capacious Tun-rooms and Stores, Counting-houses, several large Malt-houses, Dwelling -houses, Cottages and Premises, together with upwards of 60 Inns and Public-houses situated in Norwich and the Neighbourhood and all in occupation of industrious Tenants.
Trade for previous three years being an average of nearly 9,000 barrels per annum.
The Plant and Utensils in excellent preservation and complete with two open coppers, ganging respectively 73 and 60 barrels, mash tun to wet 40 quarters, with machine, hop and underbacks, six coolers, six working tuns, ganging together about 370 barrels, refrigerator by Grigory, a cast iron liquor back, gauge 228 barrels, a high pressure steam-engine of six horse power, horse wheel, malt rollers, powerful liquor and wort engines; vats and every requisite appendage.

Sale date confirmed as Tuesday 27th August 1844 in advertisement published 10th August 1844 and again 17th August 1844.