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Hugh T Tennent.

Wellpark Brewery.

Mr Hugh T Tennent

Mr Hugh T Tennent. 1887.

Mr Hugh T Tennent was only 29 years of age when this drawing was done and yet he was the proprietor of Wellpark Brewery in the east end of the city. He owned the beautiful estate in the highlands, Dunalastair, which he purchased from General McDonald, H. M. Commander of the Forces in Scotland.

Wellpark Brewery covered 11 acres of ground in 1887, used upwards of 17 million bottles annually, employed some 500 men and dated back to 1760. Mr Tennent was the second son of the late Mr Charles S P Tennent.


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