Haggie Brothers, makers of steel wire ropes for colliery winding engines, of Gateshead
1843 Partnership change. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Robert Hood Haggie, David Haggie, the younger, and Peter Haggie, carrying on business at Gateshead South-shore, in the county of Durham, as Rope Makers and Chain Makers, under the style or firm of Haggie Brothers, was, on the 10th day of June 1843, mutually dissolved, so far as regards the said Robert Hood Haggie...'
1845 'A Long Pull.- Messrs. Higgie [sic] Brothers, of the patent ropery, Gateshead, have just completed a rope for the Liverpool and Manchester Railway Company which is 3 miles in length, 8 inches in circumference, and 13 tons in weight. It is intended to be used in the tunnel on the incline plane to the Edge-hill station.' 
Sources of Information
- The London Gazette Publication date:16 June 1843 Issue:20234 Page:2027
- Liverpool Mail - Saturday 5 April 1845
- National Archives