of Coalville, Leicester
formerly Samuel Pegg and Son
1931 Incorporated as a private company
1931 'Coalville is starting the coming year with a new industry. Messrs. Pegson, Ltd., engineers, some time ago took over a portion of the old works premises formerly occupied by Messrs. Stableford and Co., wagon builders, and the staff has been moved from Leicester during the last few days. Messrs. are specialists in the manufacture of stone crushing machinery, stone granulating, elevating, screening and gravel washing plants.'
1937 Road and quarry plant engineers.
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1950 'Coalville Firm Gets Uganda Contract. Pegsons, the Coalville engineering firm, one of the group of Mellor Bromley companies, has secured an important contract for supplying all the crushing and screening plant to used in constructing the 60ft. high dam across the White Nile at the Owen Falls, Uganda.'
By 1954 was a subsidiary of Bentley Engineering Co
1956 Expansion into making coal washing, ore mills and tarmacadam machinery
1960 Crushing, screening, coal and ore preparation plant. Part of the Bentley Group.
Sources of Information
- Nottingham Evening Post - Thursday 31 December 1931
- The Times, May 28, 1947
- Leicester Daily Mercury - Thursday 09 March 1950
- Leicester Daily Mercury - Saturday 22 April 1950
- The Times May 16, 1956
- The Times Oct 06, 1956
- 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
- Mining Year Book 1960. Published by Walter E. Skinner. Advert p80-1