Records of Ts Y Paterson Ltd, Pentland Brewery, brewers, Duddingston, Edinburgh, Scotland

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photographic material relating to T Y Paterson Ltd Pentland Brewery. Includes:

  • Photographic material, 1980s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Yulie Paterson commenced business as a brewer and maltster in Bridgeton, Glasgow, in 1884  . T Y Paterson Ltd, Pentland Brewery was established in the Duddingston area of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1898  with the company being registered as a limited company in June 1899  . The company had been a Glasgow based brewers which moved their entire brewing operations to Duddingston realising the potentialities of the site. The Pentland Brewery was taken over by Aitken's of Falkirk in 1936  and subsequently closed.


The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information


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Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures

Custodial History

Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.


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Additional Information

This material is original

Fonds level description compiled by Cheryl Brown, Archive Cataloguer, 15 May 2012. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 13 June 2012. Catalogue revised by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 13 June 2012.

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives Ad Hoc Commission on Descriptive Standards, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description Notes 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.

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