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Brewers of Bridport, Dorset
1794 the Gundry family were rope and net makers; they built the Old Brewery on the banks of the River Brit in Bridport.
1879 The water wheel was installed, forged at a Bridport foundry.
Late 19th century: brothers John Cleeves and Robert Henry Palmer bought the brewery and named it JC & RH Palmer.
1950s traditional horse-drawn brewery drays were withdrawn.
Today, the great grandsons of John Cleeves and Robert Henry, John and Cleeves Palmer, work in the company.