David McLaurin

David McLaurin established the Newton Stewart Brewery in the 1790s, and was succeeded in the business by his son James. David died in 1818 at the age of 78.

Location: Newton Stewart

Active: 1790s - 1810s

Status: Transferred

Breweries and other buildings

The Newton Stewart Brewery was located on the Gorbals (later named King Street) by the river Cree. Some of the buildings still stand including, "the commodious dwelling-house", and have been converted to residential properties.


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Map of 1846 showing the Newton Stewart Brewery
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