Wednesday, April 6 – 1938
It was announced yesterday that Ind. Coope and Allsopp, Ltd., had acquired the shares of Houlding’s Brewery Company, Ltd., of Liverpool.
Founded in 1864, Houlding’s Brewery Company own 18 hotels and public houses. The company will not lose their identity, and will continue to be carried on as at present, it was stated.
The founder of the firm, Alderman John Houlding, was also one of the founders of the Everton and Liverpool football clubs.
The report that Ind. Coope and Allsopp, Ltd., were to acquire an important Liverpool undertaking was published in our Financial Notes earlier in the week.
(Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, 07-04-1938)