Tyne and Wear HER(4565): North Shields, Gardner's Brewery - Details
North Shields, Gardner's Brewery
Brewing and Malting Site
Ralph Gardner of Chirton was imprisoned in 1652 for refusing to close his brewery in North Shields. This is regarded as evidence of the Newcastle Corporation attempting to stifle commerce at North Shields.
<< HER 4565 >> H.H.E. Craster, 1907, History of Northumberland, Vol. VIII, p 308