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Pepper Mill, Wigan

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1828 Needham and Co, Pepper Mill Foundry. [1]

1830 Reported much later. Barnes and Aspinall had the Pepper Mill Foundry.[2]

1855. Mentioned. Joseph Roper, Pepper Mill, Wigan.[3]

1858 Mentioned. Wm. Derbyshire, Pepper Mill, Wigan.[4]

1869 August. Business for sale. 'BRASS FOUNDERS. IRONMONGERS, and OTHERS.— TO SOLD TENDER, under Deed of Assignment. the whole the GOODWILL, PLANT, STOCK-IN-TRADE, TOOLS, and all necessary IMPLEMENTS for carrying on the business of Brass Founder, the New Pepper Mill Brass Foundry, situate in Miry-lane, Wigan, in the County of Lancaster. The Plant comprises one eight-horse Vertical Steam Engine and Boiler, Squaring Machine, Drilling Machine, fifteen Lathes with planed iron gangtrees, one pair of Tinman’s Rollers, Braisers’ and other Tools, with Gearing and other appliances complete, all nearly new. The Stock comprises Bran Castings, Iron Piping and Fittings, Brass Tubes, Patterns, a quantity of Metal, and large quantity of saleable finished Brass Work, with Office Furniture and Fixings complete. The premises are most eligibly situated, and adapted for carrying on an extensive business and can be had at a low rent. The late proprietor has had an extensive connection amongst the colliery proprietors gasworks, and ironmongers, both In Wigan and the surrounding towns.'[5]

1869 November. Advertisement. New Pepper Mill Foundry Co. Patent self-extinguishing Safety Lamp.[6]

1877 Land and premises for sale. Pepper Mill Foundry now in the occupation of Leech and Co, Brassfounders.[7]

1879 Mentioned. Pepper Mill Foundry Co, Wigan.[8]

See Pepper Mill Brass Foundry Co

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Sources of Information

  1. 1828-29 Pigot's Directory: Wigan
  2. Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - Wednesday 04 October 1899
  3. Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - Saturday 20 October 1855
  4. Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - Friday 26 February 1858
  5. Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - Friday 20 August 1869
  6. Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - Friday 26 November 1869
  7. Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - Friday 23 March 1877
  8. Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - Wednesday 31 December 1879