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Alexander Pirie and Sons

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of Auchmill and Aberdeen

of Stoneywood Works, Bucksburn, Aberdeenshire

1770 Company established.

1855 Exhibited paper at the 1855 Paris Exhibition

1898 Incorporated as a limited company.

1898 The company was registered on 25 June, to take over the business of paper manufacturers of a company of the same name. [1]

1914 Paper and envelope manufacturers. [2]

Wiggins, Teape and Co and Alexander Pirie and Sons decided to make Britain independent of Continental supplies of photographic paper by erecting a modern mill at Woburn Green in Buckinghamshire.

1922 Alexander Pirie and Sons was purchased by Wiggins, Teape and Co


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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book