Samuel Ratcliff, Burton-on-Trent

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Date:1844

Description:Samuel Ratcliff was born in 1783, the only son of John Ratcliff of the brewing partnership 'Bass & Ratcliff'. He began work for the firm in 1800, probably as a clerk. In later years, together with Michael Thomas Bass and John Gretton, the business, 'Bass, Ratcliff & Gretton' was formed.
Samuel Ratcliff died in 1861.


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1800s
Portrait of Michael Thomas Bass, (1760-1827)
Portrait of Michael Thomas Bass, (1760-1827)

He lived in the Bass Town House, 136 High Street, which was purchased by his father, ...

1870s
Michael Thomas Bass II, Burton-on-Trent
Michael Thomas Bass II, Burton-on-Trent

Portrait of Michael Thomas Bass II (1799-1884). This painting would probably have ...

1900s
Bass, Ratcliff and Gretton Ltd. Vehicle, Burton-on-Trent
Bass, Ratcliff and Gretton Ltd. Vehicle, Burton-on-Trent

This steam powered vehicle had a top speed of 12 mph. The truck has carrying space ...

1950s
Sampling's King Ale at Bass, Burton-on-Trent
Sampling's King Ale at Bass, Burton-on-Trent

A group of people in a bottled beer sample room, watching a man in a white coat ...

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Source: National Brewery Centre, Burton upon Trent

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