Tyne and Wear HER(11097): Newcastle, Quayside, Spicer Lane, Spicer Lane Brewery - Details
Newcastle, Quayside, Spicer Lane, Spicer Lane Brewery
Brewing and Malting Site
William Welford owned the brewery, malting, granaries and cellars between Burn Bank and Spicer Lane. The Burn's Tavern and a butcher's shop were attached along with three other pubs. Welford retired in 1856 and John Ramsay took over. After his death his executors continued to trade in his name until 1871. His widow became proprietor and brewed here until 1874.
Brian Bennison, 1995, Brewers and Bottlers of Newcastle upon Tyne From 1850 to the present day, p 59-60