Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Pickford and Co

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From early days of 18th century Thomas Pickford had carried on transport business with pack horses

1768 Thomas Pickford died; the business was carried on by his sons Matthew and Thomas.

By 1817, Pickford and Co. was being run by four sons of Matthew and Thomas Pickford - Thomas and Matthew, and James and Matthew; in this year, Joseph Baxendale entered proprietorship

After 1850, the Baxendale family assumed control of firm.

1901 the name of the firm was changed to Pickfords Ltd

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