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LYDGATE BREWERY & MALTKILN

Brewery Street

Lydgate

 

Map Ref. SD 921906

Lydgate Brewery 2009

 

Known occupiers

1848

No building on site on 6” OS map

1866-1881

THISTLEWHITE Robert etc.

1884-1899

HOWARTH James

 

2009

 

 

Additional information

Mostly researched, recorded and referenced by Mrs Sheila Wade

Hebden Bridge WEA Local History Group

 

Stansfield Rates Book 1867

Owned and occupied by Thistlethwaite & Co; brewery etc; Lydgate; rateable value £52.4s.0d.

 

Stansfield Rates Book 1868-73

Owned & occupied by Thistlethwaite Bros; brewery etc; Lydgate; rateable value £52.4s.0d.

1871 – office 15shillings

1873 – passage £1.

 

16th August 1869

Dennis Barren, late of the Staff of Life Inn, Barewise, near Todmorden, was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment for having stolen, on 21st July, from the above premises, certain brewing utensils the property of his landlords Messrs Thistlethwaite.

 

1871 census

Robert Thistlethwhite, Robinhood Terrace, aged 30, brewer.

John Thistlethwhite, Robinhood Terrace, aged 33, brewer

 

Stansfield Rates Book 1874-78

Owned and occupied by Robert Thistlethwaite; brewery etc; Lydgate; rateable value £52.4s.0d; office 15s; passage £1.

1878 – vat room £7.

 

Kelly 1877

John and Robert Thistlethwaite, brewers

 

1881 census

Robert Thistlethwhite, Lydgate Villas, aged 40, brewer and maltster.

 

Stansfield Rates book 1880

Owned and occupied by Robert Thistlethwaite; brewery etc; Lydgate; rateable value £80.5s.0d; maltkiln £45.10s.0d.

 

Stansfield Rates Book 1881

Owned and occupied by Robert Thistlethwaite; brewery etc; Lydgate; rateable value £75; maltkiln £40.

 

15th June 1881

Thomas Stansfield of Marshall Street Lydgate, aged 9 years, accidentally killed in the yard of Mr. Thistlethwaites brewery.

 

2009

 

Todmorden Advertiser 2nd May 1884

Auction 15th May; Lydgate Brewery and Maltkiln, with brew house, fermenting room, engine house, cellars etc; formerly occupied by Robert Thistlethwhite; and water rights. Also horizontal steam engine and upright steam boiler. Also house. Site contains 1,138 yards, leasehold – 999 years created 1866. Apply James Howarth on the premises.

Withdrawn at sale.

 

Stansfield Rates Book 1886

Owned and occupied by James Howarth of Bank; maltkiln; Lydgate; rateable value £34.

 

Stansfield Rates Book 1890

Brewery empty; maltkiln; Lydgate; owned and occupied by James Howarth; rateable value £34.

 

1891 census

James Howarth, Bank Farm, aged 56, maltster

 

Stansfield Rates Book 1893

Brewery permanently unoccupied; Lydgate.

 

Stansfield Rates Book 1894-1899

Owned and occupied by James Howarth; maltkiln; Lydgate; rateable value £34.

 

Slater 1895

James Howarth, Lydgate, maltster

 

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