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Mackeson's of Hythe

Updated: Jul 7, 2023

The malting process - 1947

Henry and William Mackeson, sons of a wine seller from Deal, bought Hythe Brewery in 1801, though records show it had been established since at least 1669 when it was owned by James Pashley. You can read more in the Hythe Civic Society publication 'Our Time in Hythe' - Seventy-fifth Anniversary Edition which is included free in the Hythe Civic Society members pack. [details here: Members Pack ]

Some of these early negatives have suffered a bit, from what is called 'vinegar syndrome' but still show enough to be worth a look.

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