Pritchard Stone Ale Jar. Probably what the miners at the Crumlin Navigation were drinking in the early 1900’s. Mr David Francis Pritchard, JP, was the managing director of Messrs. D F Pritchard Ltd., Western Valleys Brewery, Crumlin.
Born in 1848 Mr Pritchard moved to Crumlin Hall in 1899 and started the Crumlin Brewery business which in 1905 became a Limited Company. (Information from Crumlin Navigation News 2017). Crumlin Navigation Oral History Project 2018

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