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Advert for Henry Pease & Co

Advert for Henry Pease & Co

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1858

Shelfmark: Evan.4705

Item number: 4705

Genre: Leaflet

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This leaflet is advertising Henry Pease & Co., Spinners and Manufacturers. Henry Pease and Co. was a successful worsted spinning company with a large mill in Durham. The Pease family was very influential in their area and Henry Pease actually became the first Mayor of Darlington. He was a great businessman and his company thrived, he was also interested in developing the region and in 1858 formed the Saltburn Improvement Company. He saw that the railway was extended to Salburn, and built many houses creating a pleasant seaside resort that encouraged people to visit.

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