The History of the Welcome Brewery Oldham, by Susan F. Hyde
Booklet published by Neil Richardson in 2004, 30 pages. A4 size booklet (N4078P1)
This booklet provides a short history of the Welcome brewery in Oldham. Beginning with a brief account of the brewery up to 1912, the booklet then follows the ups and downs of the company from 1912 onwards, when the brewery was bought by the author's grandfather - Charles Frederick Hyde. Sections include:
- Last orders please!
- The sale of the Welcome Brewery
- Teething troubles
- Turbulent times
- Welcome Brewery Company limited
- More stressful years
- New Directors
- Difficult times again
- The takeover
- The Clubs
The booklet is illustrated throughout with several black and white photographs and maps.
Condition of the booklet is excellent. The cover is clean and bright, the staple spine is tight and intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Has an old price printed on the front cover and small price sticker on the rear side