Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,368 pages of information and 245,906 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

J. and J. W. Pease

From Graces Guide

The banking partnership of the Pease family

1820 Bank founded

Presumably involved Joseph Pease and Joseph Whitwell Pease

1872 After the death of Gurney Pease, the mineral quarrying interests were put into a new company, J. W. Pease and Co

Arthur Francis Pease sold his interest in the family bank, J. and J. W. Pease, to his uncle, Sir Joseph Whitwell Pease not long before the failure of that bank in 1902.

1902 The bank became insolvent, mainly due to a court settlement against Joseph Whitwell Pease concerning the administration of the estate of his niece (the countess of Portsmouth), for which he had acted as trustee for many years. The bank was absorbed by Barclay and Co.


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Sources of Information

  • Biography of Joseph Whitwell Pease, ODNB