Farr, Thomas & son

, Beccles

The 1791 Universal British Directory lists Thomas Farr as a brewer.

In 1823 Pigot's Directory Thomas Farr & Son are listed as brewers (& spirit merchants)

In 1830 Pigot's Directory Thomas Farr & Son are listed as brewers in Blyburgate st.

In 1839 and 1840 Pigot's Directories Thomas Farr & Son are listed as brewers in Blyburghgate st.

In 1844 Whites Directory Frederick William Farr is listed as a Beccles Brewer in Blythburghgate and at Walpole hall.

At some point they started trading as the "Beccles Brewery" but we are not sure when.

On 28 Apr 1852 the Beccles Brewery was sold with a house, gardens, building plots, a hotel [Kings Head] and 32 public houses previously owned by Frederick William Farr, at the Kings Head in Beccles on 28 Apr 1852. See Suffolk Archives Ref: 559/1 - This sale included the following: Kings Head hotel in Beccles: Swan in Barnby: Blind Man's Gate in Barnby: Duke Inn in Beccles: Crown in Beccles: Black Boy in Beccles: Red Lion in Beccles: Horse and Groom in Beccles: George and Dragon in Beccles: Chequers in Beccles: White Swan in Beccles: Falcon in Beccles: Bear and Bells in Beccles: Pickerel in Beccles: Ship in Beccles: Plough in Beccles: Prince of Wales in Beccles: Butchers Arms in Beccles: Ship in Carlton Colville: Duke of Wellington in Halesworth: Gate in Hulver Street: Hare and Hounds in Ilketshall St Andrews: Queens Head in Kessingland: Horseshoes in North Cove: Horseshoes in Ringsfield: Swan in Wangford: Greyhound in Westhall: and the Hawk in South Elmham St Peters.