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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1309
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1833-1846
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Isleworth Brewery Ltd


Administrative/Biographical history:

A brewery is said to have existed in Isleworth since the early eighteenth century. The brewery, situated on St John's Road, Isleworth, passed through various owners until it was acquired by William Farnell in 1800, thereafter it remained in the Farnell family. In 1866 William, son of William Farnell Watson, changed the company name to Isleworth Brewery Limited. In 1920 the company amalgamated with Sich and Co. (brewers) and in 1924 the enlarged company was taken over by Watney, Combe, Reid and Co Ltd.


Scope and content/abstract:

Account book for Mr John Dalton, in account with John Charles and William T Farnell, Isleworth, recording ale, hock, beer, and porter supplied to him, 1833-1846. A John Dalton is recorded as tenant of the "Coach and Horses Inn", Ealing, in 1834 in an Isleworth Brewery Estates Ledger.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One volume.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1976.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For more records of Isleworth Brewery Ltd see ACC/1214.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
July to October 2009

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