LYDGATE BREWERY & MALTKILN
Map Ref. SD 921906
Lydgate Brewery 2009
No building on site on 6” OS map
THISTLEWHITE Robert etc.
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.
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.
John and Robert Thistlethwaite, brewers
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.
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Withdrawn at sale.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.
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.
James Howarth, Lydgate, maltster