Brewster Sessions of 1836

The Brewster Sessions were the "annual meetings of licensing justices to deal with the grant, renewal, and transfer of licences to sell intoxicating liquor".

The following report is based on newspaper coverage of the 1836 sessions.


The session was held at the Court House in front of Joseph Armitage and B.N.R. Battye.

There were 22 new applications for licences, of which 2 were granted — David Cooper of Lingards Wood (Marsden-in-Almondbury) and Christopher Russell of Buckley Hill (Marsden-in-Huddersfield).


  • "Huddersfield" in Leeds Times (03/Sep/1836)