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Mitchells & Butler Ltd

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O.C.

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Mitchells & Butler Ltd
Mitchells & Butlers started in 1898 and in the first year the brewery employed about 300 people and occupied a site covering about fourteen acres and in the 50's it had grow to 90 acres with over 1800 people working in the brewery itself and it had over more than 3,500 retail premises.
The original partners were Henry Mitchell and William Butler
 
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O.C.

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Nice pic of an M&B waggon, remember how the barrels were dropped off on to a padded mat or an old car tyre, my wife is also in the pic
 
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Wendy

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William Butler

William Butler died on August 24 1907 aged 64.
On the day of his funeral the streets were lined with crowds of people watching the cortage pass. The day after his funeral fifteen thousand people visited the cemetery to pay their respects and view the hundreds of floral tributes. He was held in such high esteem by the people of Birmingham. William is buried at Key Hill cemetery grave no 622 sect I. I thought this may be of interest. MOMA P.
 
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Keith's Lad

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Mitchell's & Butler's

Does anyone have a photo of the M&B Recreation Ground pavillion at Portland Road, please? My grandfather, Wilf Moseley, played cricket there up until about 1960 and it is where I first tasted beer (aged about four years). I believe it has all gone now, but if you know differently, please let me know.
 

Professori

Brummie babby
Mitchell's & Butler's

Does anyone have a photo of the M&B Recreation Ground pavillion at Portland Road, please? My grandfather, Wilf Moseley, played cricket there up until about 1960 and it is where I first tasted beer (aged about four years). I believe it has all gone now, but if you know differently, please let me know.
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Keith'sLAd circa 2002 Social Club Portland Road.
 

Barr_Beacon

The Prodigal Brummie
Apologies for the quality of the photograph, I took it from a Youtube video. Any idea of the date?

 
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