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Anderston Brewery

Glasgow University Library Special Collections, James Hopkirk

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Anderston Brewery

The Anderston Brewery (on the left) and the Anderston Cotton Work from the south bank of the River Clyde, 1827.

The Anderston Brewery was founded by Murdoch, Warroch & Co about 1762 and became famous for its porter. Henry Houldsworth & Co's red brick Anderston Cotton Work was built 1804-1806, extended in 1854-1864, and was subsequently converted to a bonded warehouse. It was demolished in 1969.

Reference: Glasgow University Library, MS Murray 636

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections

Keywords:
Anderston Brewery, Anderston Cotton Works, breweries, brewing, cotton works, Henry Houldsworth & Co, Murdoch, Warroch & Co, porter, steam-powered cotton spinning mills, textile manufacturing, textiles



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