Two-tone ginger beer bottle (cork-top), impressed ‘Lawrance & Sons, Yarmouth, Beccles and Saxmundham’, with a pottery stamp from George Skey of Tamworth.
Two-tone, cork-top ginger beer bottle from Morgan’s Brewery Company, Norwich (with twelve named branch stores). Probably from the Yarmouth branch.
Various bottles from the Great Yarmouth site, including Codd bottles, Hamiltons, Ginger Beers and minerals bearing the names of local firms (Lawrence, Hunt, Newman, Neslen, Wilshak, YABC, etc). There are also a few London makers represented. The green bottle with...
W. B. Neslen, cork-stoppered stoneware ginger beer bottle, made by Pearson of Chesterfield.
Mr Stanger set up the Yarmouth Aerated Beverage Company in November 1896, and it went bankrupt in May/ June 1898. His ginger beer bottles had a dark blue top.
Lawrance of Yarmouth, Saxmundham and Beccles, stoneware ginger beer bottle, made by G. Skey of Tamworth. Such bottles were returnable. Cork stopper. In 1900, Lawrance switched to internal screw stoppers for his bottles (as advertised in the local paper for that...
D. W. Newman stoneware ginger beer bottle, Great Yarmouth. Cork top. Such bottles were returnable.
The Cohen Brothers went bankrupt in 1892 and sold off their stock in 1892-3. N. Paul purchased their bottles and sand-blasted the name ‘PAUL’ onto them. Paul’s outlet was at St Pancras, the western terminus of the GER line to Great Yarmouth. Large...
Stoneware underglaze-printed ginger beer bottle from the firm Steward and Patteson Ltd of Norwich, manufactured after 1895. Price one penny.
Poorly manufactured ginger beer bottle for the King’s Lynn firm Ramsell & Spinks (a partnership of the 1890s). The glaze has poorly covered the printed design, so that the latter is exposed on the fired biscuit.
Unmarked ceramic ginger beer bottles. Discarded in the 1880s.
Two-tone ginger beer bottles, unmarked.
Unmarked stoneware ginger beer bottles.
Champagne-shape stoneware ginger beer bottles used by the firm of Robert Claxton at Wells, Norfolk. During the 1920s, rather than paying for any more of his own bottles to be made, Claxton purchased a load of second-hand bottles bearing the name of the firm of...
Ginger beer bottle for the manufacturer W. Ramsell of King’s Lynn. Discarded amid 1900s ash at the ash yard – possibly missed by scavengers.
Pain & Bayles of Ipswich and Felixstowe, ginger beer bottle, with a date stamp for 1900 from Lovatt’s pottery.
Impressed two-tone stoneware ginger beer bottle for the firm of Sidney Codrington of King’s Lynn. 1890s-1900s
Unmarked stoneware two-tone ginger beer bottles, possibly for the firm of Henry Hancock, who used very similar bottles stamped with his name.
Stoneware ginger beer bottles. Left, a two-tone bottle impressed H. Hancock, Ginger Beer Manufacturer, King’s Lynn (unusually around the body of the bottle). Right, a white stoneware bottle impressed John Devonshire, Mineral Water Works, King’s Lynn...
Stoneware ginger beer bottle, impressed “Norwood Brewery Co”, with the stamp ’14 Doulton, Lambeth’. Found amid London rubbish dumped on the Essex marshes.
Unmarked stoneware ginger beer bottles with a green-grey glaze.
Impressed stoneware ginger beer bottles for the firms of F. G. Moore (left) and Elijah Eyre & Co (right) of King’s Lynn. Discarded before 1883.
Steward and Patteson of Norwich ginger beer bottle, price one penny. If the customer wished to take the bottle away to drink the contents a farthing extra was charged as a returnable deposit.
Stoneware ginger beer bottles for J. Wright of Burnham-on-Crouch, W. Ingram of Southend-on-Sea and R. White of London. All designed to hold corks.
Stoneware ginger beer bottle, incised ‘Harrington, Southend-on-Sea’ (for J. F. Harrington), with vulcanite internal-screw stopper.
Stoneware ginger beer for R. White’s of London, who made lemonade and ginger beer. This one has been in a destructor. It took a cork, which could be tied on.
Part of a transfer-printed ginger beer bottle, for Chambers & Co. of Bermondsey. Consumed in London and discarded in Essex.
Part of pictorial transfer-printed ginger beer bottle, showing a ship trademark (facing the prow). From a Yorkshire firm based in Leeds and Knaresborough. Found in the River Knidd.
Stoneware two-tone bottle for Brooke’s Home Brewed Ginger Beer, Hastings and Bexhill, with Vulcanite internal screw stopper.
Stoneware ginger beer bottle for Markham’s of Maldon. Found below the sea wall at Burnham-on-Crouch. Crown cap.
Assorted stoneware bottles mostly for furniture cream and ginger beer, with a couple of galley pots, ink bottles and cream jars, and two bottles for German mineral waters.
Green & Ledicott Ltd, Brewed Ginger Beer, Southend on Sea. Two-tone, transfer-printed ginger beer with original Green & Ledicott internal screw stopper.