Castlemaine Brewery and Wood Brothers and Company Limited

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Castlemaine Brewery and Wood Brothers and Company Limited

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1887 - 1921


This Company was incorporated in New South Wales in November 1887 to take over and continue the businesses in Newcastle of the Castlemaine Brewery, which was carried on under Prendergast, Wood & Co, and Wood Bros & Co. The Head Office was located in Bolton Street, Newcastle with a branch at Maitland. Tooth and Company Limited acquired the brewing, wine and spirits business of Castlemaine Brewery and Wood Brothers and Co Ltd in 1921.


Newcastle, New South Wales

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beverage manufacturing

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Entered from deposit description on 26 June 2012




The Castlemaine Brewery and Wood Bros. &​ Co. Ltd. [manuscript] : a succesful manufacturing industry in Newcastle from 1879-1900 /​ Carol Whiteside
The Queenslander, 19 November 1887, p. 822, (accessed on 26 June 2012)

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