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1872 Leased further land where they built the New Side Works
1881 Albert Henry Pearson, the son of George, joined the company
c1902 Acquired a controlling interest in Trotter, Haines and Corbett
1922 Ronald Aubrey Pearson, son of Albert Henry Pearson, joined the company
1952 Managing Director is Ronald Aubrey Pearson