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Peter Dixon and Son

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of Spring Grove Paper Mills, Oughtibridge, Sheffield

1870 Company established.

1909 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Manufacturers of paper for newspaper printing. [1]

1926 - December. It was announced Peter Dixon and Son purchased water power rights with a capacity of 20,000 to 30,000 hP together with a large area of forest and farm lands, in Northern Finland to form a Finnish company for the purpose of converting the energy and material into pulp for their English mills. Messrs. Dixon stated that their first intention was to erect a pulp factory near their paper mill at Grimsby but inability to arrange favourable terms with the railway company.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The Engineer 1926/12/10