Brewing by Dr Denise Amos



Clark, P., The English Ale House – a social history 1200-1830, Longman 1983

Lovett, M., Brewing and Breweries, Princes Risborough: Shire, 1981,

Matthias, P., The brewing industry in England 1700-1830 Cambridge University Press, 1993

Turton, R. (editor), The brewing industry: a guide to its historical records, MUP, 1990


[Zaleski, S.], 'Sir Thomas Shipstone of Lenton Firs', Lenton Times: the magazine of Lenton Local History Society, No. 28, February 2009, 11-13. (Notes: Brewer. Illustrations.)

Whitworth, D. (compiler)Nottingham pubs (Images of England), Stroud, Gloucestershire: Tempus, 2004, 127 p. (Notes: Mainly pictorial)

MacCormick, A., 'Nottingham's underground maltings and other medieval caves : architecture and dating',Transactions of the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire, 105, 2001, 73-99. (Notes: Illustrations, plans.)

Ottewell, D.Nottinghamshire inns and pubs on old picture postcards, Volume 2, 'Yesterday's Nottinghamshire' Series, no. 31, Keyworth, Nottinghamshire: Reflections of a Bygone age, 1996, 36 p. (Notes: Subtitled: 'A selection of picture postcards featuring scenes during the past century, with informative captions')

Steer, C., 'Losco Bradley's Brewery - North Gate', Basford Bystander, Issue 64, November/December 1996, 3. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Wright, G. and Curtis, B. J.The Inns & Pubs of Nottinghamshire: The Stories behind the Names, West Bridgford: Nottinghamshire County Council, 1995, 162 p. (Notes: Illustrations, bibliography. Draws on articles by G. Wright in Nottingham Topic, 1965-1970. )

Brand, K. G., 'James Shipstone and Sons Ltd. Star Brewery, New Basford', Nottingham Civic Society Newsletter, no. 84, 1991, 8-12. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Ottewell, D.Nottinghamshire Inns and Pubs on Old Picture Postcards, 'Yesterday's Nottinghamshire' Series, no. 1, Keyworth, Nottinghamshire: Reflections of a Bygone Age, 1990, 36 p. (Notes: Subtitled: 'A selection of picture postcards featuring scenes during the past century, with informative captions'.)

Barnes, F. A., 'The Hillside Malting: The 'Hole' Story', Lenton Listener, issue 3, 1989, 14-15. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Foster, P.John Robinson: brewer and benefactor, Nottingham: P. Foster, 1987, 15 p. (Notes: John Robinson (1839-1929), founder of the John Robinson Brewery (which became Home Brewery in 1890) and the Daybrook Laundry. Illustrations. Bibliography.)

Bone, R. D.The Inns of Nottingham, Derby and Leicester, 1720-1820, Unpublished M.Phil. thesis, University of Leicester, 1986

Sewell, D., 'Nottingham Ale', Nottinghamshire Countryside (published as part of Nottingham Topic), - , Mar 1985, 103-104. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Weir, C., 'Nottingham Ale', Nottinghamshire Countryside (published as part of Nottingham Topic), - , Jun 1980, 94-95. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Rowley, J. J., 'Drink and the Public House in Nottingham, 1830-1860', Transactions of the Thoroton Society, 79, 1975, [72]-83.

Iliffe, R. and Baguley, W., 'Nottingham Pubs and Ale', in Iliffe, R. and Baguley, W., Victorian Nottingham: a story in pictures, 4, Nottingham Historical Film Unit, 1971, [70]-103. (Notes: Volume subtitled 'Goose Fair; Nottingham pubs and ale'. Illustrations.)

Wright, G.At the Sign of the Flagon. The Inns and Outs of Nottinghamshire, Newcastle upon Tyne: Graham, 1970, 80 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[No author stated], 'The Story of James Shipstone & Sons Ltd.', Industrial Nottingham, 38(3), 1958, 18, I-IV. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[No author stated], 'James Shipstone & Sons Ltd. (Histories of Nottinghamshire Companies, 15)', Nottingham Observer, 2(15), 1957, 58-59, 62. (Notes: Illustrations. )

Shipstone, James & SonsThe House of Shipstone, 1852-1952, Nottingham: [privately published], [1952], [34] p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[No author stated], 'Brewing - One of Nottingham's Oldest Trades', Industrial Nottingham, 30(10), 1950, 1-4. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Gill, H., 'The Old Inns of Brewhouse Yard', Transactions of the Thoroton Society, 13, 1909, 57-69. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Barnard, A.The Noted Breweries of Great Britain and Ireland, Causton, [1888-1891], four volumes. (Notes: 'The Nottingham Brewery, Limited, Nottingham. E. W. Field, Managing Director', volume 3, p.374-392, illustrations; 'The Star Brewery, New Basford, Nottingham'. Proprietors: J. Shipstone & Sons', volume 4, p.527-530. 'The Brewery, Kimberley, Near Nottingham. Proprietor: Thomas Hardy', volume 4, p.88-111, illustrations. 'Kimberley Brewery, Near Nottingham. Proprietor: R. G. Hanson', volume 3, p.394-406.'The Breweries, Newark-on-Trent. Proprietors: Richard Warwick & Sons, Limited', volume 3, p. 364-372, illustrations; 'James Hole & Co., Castle Brewery, Newark', volume 3, p.[346]-363. )


Kimberley Brewery Planning Brief (Broxtowe Borough Council, Beeston, March 2007)

Star Buildings Conservation Area: Character Appraisal and Management Plan, Nottingham City Council, March 2007

Interim Planning Guidance Note 8: Mansfield Brewery, Mansfield District Council, Mansfield, March 2008

Bainton, R., The alternative Mansfield brew : the story of a great brewery - told by the men and women who made the beer, Mansfield : E.M.C. Press, c2006.

Brown, I., Nottinghamshire’s Industrial Heritage, Nottinghamshire County Council Leisure Services, 1989

Cousins, P. R., Newark’s Inns and Public Houses, Nottinghamshire County Council, 1999

Bristow, P.The Mansfield Brew, Ringwood, Hampshire: Navigator, 1976 [actually 1977], 188 p. (Notes: Illustrations, portraits. History of the Mansfield Brewery since 1850.)

Bruce, G. L.Kimberley Ale. The Story of Hardys & Hansons, Kimberley, 1832-1982, Melland, 1982, 128 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Handley, R. C.The Handley Family of Newark and Sleaford, U.K., and in Australasia, Merimbula, New South Wales, Australia: [privately published], 1992, 136 p. (Notes: Illustrations. 'Handleys of Newark', 20-69. 'Early research by G. Y. Hemingway'.)

James Hole and Co Ltd, Holes Newark Ales, James Hole and Co Ltd, 1935

McFarlane, J. The development of the brewing and malting industry in Newark on Trent and its effects upon the restructuring of the industry in the town, Unpublished BA Dissertation, University of Leeds, 1992

Marshall, D .S.The history of brewing in Newark on Trent, Newark: Acorn, 2000, 63 p. (Notes: Illustrations, maps, portraits. Bibliographical references.)

Pask, B. M.Newark: the bounty of beer, Nottinghamshire County Council and Newark and Sherwood District Council, 1997, 56 p. (Notes: A history of brewing and brewers in Newark-on-Trent. Illustrations, maps, glossary and bibliography.)

Stephens, P. (editor)Newark: The Magic of Malt, West Bridgford: Nottinghamshire County Council, Leisure Services (in association with Newark Civic Trust), 1993, 60 p. (Notes: Illustrations, bibliography.)

Patrick, A., 'The Sherwood Road Maltings, Worksop', Nottinghamshire Industrial Archaeology Society Journal, 18(2), 1993, 4-11. (Notes: Illustrations. Continues in 19(1) (1994), 5-12, front cover, illustrations.)

Nottinghamshire County Council. Department of Planning and TransportationMaltings in Nottinghamshire: A Survey in Industrial Archaeology, West Bridgford, 1977, [24] p. (Notes: Illustrations, bibliography. By A. Patrick.)