Penzance Booze Outlets, 1898

In 1898, a ‘pay to play’ busi­ness direc­to­ry for Pen­zance list­ed all of its wine and spir­it mer­chants. On this evi­dence, they pri­marly sold ‘posh’ beer from Dublin, Lon­don, Bur­ton and Bris­tol, and none of them men­tion beer from local brew­ers.