Hugh Ross

Hugh Ross, a former grocer, took on the Nairn Brewery from his employer, James Grant, in 1868. However, in August of 1870 he was declared bankrupt and the brewery and associated land was offered for sale.

The next recorded occupier of the brewery was James Rose.

Location: Nairn

Active: 1868 - 1871

Status: Bankrupt

Breweries and other buildings

The Nairn Brewery consisted of a small group of buildings on Mill Road, organised around a central courtyard. The brewery was destroyed by fire in 1903 and most of the ground has since been landscaped.


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Map of 1868 showing the location of the Nairn Brewery
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