Evan Evans Bevan Ltd. (Brewers) of Cadoxton and Pontardawe Records

Scope and Content

Records of incorporation; Directors' Minute Books; Private Ledgers; Other account books; Deeds; Historical Notes

Administrative / Biographical History

Evan Evans (1794-1871) of Briton Ferry bought the Vale of Neath Brewery at Cadoxton in 1850 and subsequently the Swansea Vale Brewery at Pontardawe. The business was handed down over several generations, in 1935 the brewing business became a limited company, Evan Evans Bevan Ltd. In 1952, the company took over David Williams (Builth) Ltd. Whitbread purchased the company in 1967 and brewing ceased in 1970 as part of the overall rationalisation of Whitbread's production facilities.

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