Tyne and Wear HER(11089): Newcastle, Barras Bridge, Barras Bridge Brewery - Details
Newcastle, Barras Bridge, Barras Bridge Brewery
Brewing and Malting Site
John Strachan operated the Barras Bridge Brewery in premises rented from the Barras Bridge Timber Yard and Sawmills. He went bankrupt in 1862. Thomas Robinson, son of a Newcastle wine merchant, took over under James Robinson & Son. He died in 1881 but his partners continued at the brewery until 1890. The building was converted into a horse and carriage repository. Thomas Robinson was a councillor from 1859 and was mayor of Newcastle two times.
Brian Bennison, 1995, Brewers and Bottlers of Newcastle upon Tyne From 1850 to the present day, p 51-52