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James Pegg

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James Pegg (1776-1833), paper-maker of Lower Glory Mill, Wooburn, Bucks

1776 Born at Wooburn the son of Harry Pegg and his wife Mary Rance

1798 July 25th. Married at Wooburn to Elizabeth Fellows.[1]

1799 June 6th. Baptised at Wooburn his son William Pegg (1799-1874)

1827 Bankrupt. '... a Commission of Bankrupt, is awarded and issued forth against James Pegg, of Wooburn, in the County of Buckingham, Paper-Maker, Miller, Dealer and Chapman...'[2] [3]

1827 Sale of Lower Glory Mill belonging to James Pegg, paper-maker, a bankrupt. Detailed description given.[4]

1833 August 15th. Died. 'Mr. James Pegg, stationer, Oxford-street, Reading, was taken suddenly ill on his journey from that town to Wooburn, on Thursday se’nnight, and died at Great Marlow on the same evening'[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Hampshire Chronicle - Saturday 28 July 1798
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:13 July 1827 Issue:18378 Page:1523
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:15 January 1830 Issue:18646 Page:114
  4. Morning Chronicle - Friday 12 October 1827
  5. Windsor and Eton Express - Saturday 17 August 1833