John Amory

Little is known about Captain John Amory, other than that he owned the Denny Brewery at East Boreland, and converted it into a distillery around 1818. He was declared bankrupt in 1820.

Location: Denny

Active: 1810s - 1818

Status: Converted

Breweries and other buildings

The buildings of the former Denny Brewery and Denny Distillery have been demolished, and only traces of the walls remain.


We do not currently hold any images of items related to Captain John Amory, and would welcome any information or images related to his business.

Map of 1861 showing the location of the Denny Brewery
© National Library of Scotland, 2016

Other Sources of information

Books and periodicals

Gibb, F. The brewers and breweries of Stirlingshire. Stirling: Lomax Press, 2007.

McCaffery, K.  Denny and Dunipace local history. Denny: Denny Library Services, 1969.