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Samuel Pegg and Son

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Stone crusher.
1929. Vibratory Screen.
1929. Samson Granulator.
1929. Power Tamper.

of Alexander Street, Leicester.

1830 Company established.

1882 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Samuel Pegg and Arthur Alexander Pegg, carrying on business as Ironfonnders and Engineers, at Alexander-street, Leicester, under the style or firm of S. Pegg and Son, has been dissolved, by mutual consent...'[1]

1894 May. Showed boot making machinery at the 1894 International Shoe and Leather Exhibition.[2]

1895 May. Showed boot making machinery at the 1895 International Shoe and Leather Exhibition.[3]

1909 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Engineers and machinery manufacturers. Specialities: hosiery finishing machines, boot and shoe finishing machines, stone crushing and screening machinery. [4]

1954 Incorporated as a public company

By 1955 was owned by Sears; the company had delivered the largest stainless steel carpet dyeing machine yet made in Britain[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette Publication date:10 November 1882 Issue:25166 Page:5007
  2. The Engineer 1894/05/04 p368
  3. The Engineer 1895/05/10
  4. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  5. The Times, May 16, 1956