Soft drinks bottle

Soft drinks bottle

Black glass (i.e. very dark green) cork-topped bottle, embossed ‘YABC, Gt Yarmouth’. For carbonated beverages or fruit crush manufactured by the Yarmouth Aerated Beverage Company, which was established in 1896 and went bankrupt in 1898.
Assorted mineral water bottles etc

Assorted mineral water bottles etc

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...
YABC Codd bottle

YABC Codd bottle

10 oz YABC Codd bottle (Yarmouth Aerated Beverage Company), Great Yarmouth. Made by Wm Barnard and Sons, London. The 6 oz Codd is known to have contained lemonade.
Hunt & Son, blob-top mineral

Hunt & Son, blob-top mineral

Heavy blob-top aqua glass mineral water bottle, embossed ‘Hunt & Son/ Great Yarmouth’, with trademark. Such bottles would have taken a cork and were returnable.
Hunt & Son, mineral water bottle

Hunt & Son, mineral water bottle

Bullet-stoppered aqua glass mineral water bottle, embossed ‘Hunt & Son/ Great Yarmouth’, with trademark on rear. Signs of wear to base indicate re-use. Such bottles were returnable and refillable.
Nicholas Paul Codd bottle, re-used by YABC

Nicholas Paul Codd bottle, re-used by YABC

A 6 oz Codd bottle, made for the mineral water manufacturer Nicholas Paul & Co, of London. It is embossed with the name of N. Paul’s firm on both sides. On one side, a blue and white oval label is stuck over the name, which identifies the contents as...
Talbot, Ipswich, Hamilton Bottle

Talbot, Ipswich, Hamilton Bottle

Aqua Hamilton bottle, embossed ‘Talbot & Co/ Ipswich/ Trade Mark T & Co/ Registered’. These bottles had already gone out of fashion by 1908, when this one was dumped along with other old and/or worn objects. It would have contained soda water or...
Fruit Juices Bottles

Fruit Juices Bottles

Two bottles for Foster Clark of Maidstone, who produced powdered lemonade and fruit juice concentrate. One bottle at four and a half pence, according to the advert, could make up to 3 gallons. The bottle on the left dates no earlier than 1910, when the firm became a...
Codd Bottles

Codd Bottles

Codd bottles for lemonade or other fizzy drinks, embossed J. F. Harrington, Southend-on-Sea, around trademark.
Codd Bottles

Codd Bottles

Codds for W. Ingram of Southend and R. White’s of London, who made lemonade etc. The larger one on the left has lugs to catch the marble when pouring on both the left and the right, so that the pourer did not have to turn it the right way round to prevent the...
Codd Bottles

Codd Bottles

Codd bottles for lemonade or mineral water, embossed ‘Hammond, Southend-on-Sea’, around a trademark. The one on the right has lugs to catch the marble when pouring on both the left and the right, so that the pourer did not have to turn it the right way...
Codd Bottles

Codd Bottles

Codd bottles embossed ‘W. G. Osborne & Son, Pall Mall, Leigh-on-Sea’. They contained lemonade or mineral water and retain the rubbing ring in the neck which held the marble when the bottle was full, forming an airtight seal.
Lemonade Bottles

Lemonade Bottles

Three heavy aqua glass lemonade bottles, with necks for internal-screw stoppers. Left: ‘Green & Ledicott Ltd, Southend-on-Sea’, handmade, vulcanite stopper. Centre: ‘Green & Ledicott Ltd, Southend-on-Sea’, machine-made, stopper missing....
R. White’s Ginger Beer Bottle

R. White’s Ginger Beer Bottle

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.
Lemonade Powder

Lemonade Powder

Rectangular aqua bottle, with tooled lip. ‘Chivers & Sons Ltd, Histon, Cambridge’. The Cambridge Lemonade’. Transported to Castle Rising by rail. The powder made up to 2 gallons (32 glasses) of lemonade.