- Balance sheet, 1897;
- Brewing notebooks, 1903–1906, 1898–1945;
- Water analysis details, c1930;
- Building contracts, c1920s;
- Headed notepaper, c1910s;
- Printing plate, c1900;
- Biographical notes, 1907;
- Historical notes and articles, 1882–1993;
- Artefact, c1920.
Records of Mark Binnie & Co, brewers, Haddington, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Mark Binnie built the Nungate Brewery , Westgate End, Haddington, East Lothian , in 1881 and commenced brewing in 1882 . His sons, William and John, joined him in business prior to 1900 . Mark Binnie died in 1924 and was succeeded by his son, William T Binnie , who ran the business until 1937 when the trade and goodwill were sold to William Younger & Co Ltd , Edinburgh . The Nungate Brewery was sold as a wire works.
The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.
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The collection was previously stored with the rest of the Scottish Brewing Archive at Heriot–Watt University. It moved to the University of Glasgow in 1991. Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.
Location of Originals
This material is original
Richmond, Lesley and Turton, Alison (eds), The Brewing Industry. A Guide to Historical Records , (Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 1990).
Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names
Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.
Collection catalogued by Alma Topen, Scottish Brewing Archivist, and Amanda Jackson, Scottish Brewing Archive Assistant, 10 December 1999. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 14 March 2012. Catalogue edited by Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 20 December 2001.