Country Brewers' Society

Scope and Content

This collection includes: minutes; annual reports; letter book; membership records; annual reports of other brewers' organisations.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Country Brewers' Society was formed in 1822. In 1904 it merged with the London Brewers' Society and the Burton Brewers' Society to form the Brewers' Society.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by the British Beer and Pub Association on 19 March 2001.

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Related Material

The Modern Records Centre also holds archives for the Brewers' Society (MSS.420/BS), the National Trade Defence Association (MSS.420/NT), Brewing Patents Ltd (MSS.420/BP), Research Property Company Ltd (MSS.420/RC), Review Press Ltd (MSS.420/RP), Bedfordshire Brewers' Association (MSS.420/BB), and the Kent Brewers' Union (MSS.420/KB).

The Oxford Brookes University Library holds the National Brewing Library.