Tyne and Wear HER(15727): East Rainton, Sutheran's Yard - Details
East Rainton, Sutheran's Yard
Brewing and Malting Site
Tom Sutheran manufactured mineral water and bottled beer and stout. His bottling factory was in Sutheran's Yard. It employed 4 men inside and 2 cartmen who delivered as far away as Consett and Stanley. The renovated house behind Brown Gables is now called Sutheran House after the yard. In the 1920s this was occupied by the Crake family. There were cottages to the west. One of them was occupied by the Mallison family.
East Rainton Women's Institute, no date, History of East Rainton (typescript); Ordnance Survey First Edition Map 1858; Robert Hope, no date, Recollections of Life in the Village of East Rainton in the 1920s