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Records of Devanha Brewery Co Ltd, brewers, Aberdeen, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Devanha Brewery Co Ltd ,Wellington Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, was registered as a limited liability company in 1910 to acquire the business of Wm Black & Co, Devanha Brewery, Wellington Road, Aberdeen (est. 1803). The company was acquired by Thomas Usher & Son Ltd, Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1930 and subsequently ceased to brew. In 1974 the company changed its name to Norsemen Lager Co Ltd.
Source: Richmond, Lesley and Turton, Alison (eds). "The Brewing Industry. A Guide to Historical Records" (Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 1990)
The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.
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From abandoned Usher Brewery in the 1980s
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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.
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