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Pepper, Payton and Co

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C. Payton and Sons, Pepper, Payton and Co and T. Acott and Co are all linked companies

of 3, 4, 5, Vyse Street, Birmingham. Telephone: Central 3932. Telegraphic Address: "Haresfoot". (1929)

Ditto Address. Cables: "Haresfoot, Birmingham". (1947)

1849 Company established by Charles Payton as C. Payton and Sons.

1877 J. F. Pepper joined the company.

Merged with T. Acott and Co??

1896/7 Directory: Advertiser. More detail. [1]

1891 Advert shows C. Payton and Sons with Pepper, Payton and Co and T. Acott and Co. [2]

1898 Became a limited company.

1900 Producers of jewellery.

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of every description of Gem Rings, Signet Rings, Expanding Bracelets, 9ct. and 18ct. Brooches, Necklets, Pendants, Bracelets, Lockets, Cigarette Cases, Chains, etc. Suitable for every market. Birmingham Jewellers' and Silversmiths' Association. (Stand Nos. J.43 and J.54) [3]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "Vyseor" Productions: Gem Rings, Brooches, Bracelets, Earrings, Necklets, Set Diamonds, Coloured Stones, also Synthetic Coloured Stones, Gold Expanding and Adjustable Watch Bracelets, Gold Links, Signets, Bracelets, Cigarette Cases, Powder Boxes. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. E.1746) [4]

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Sources of Information

  • Birmingham’s Industrial Heritage by Ray Shill. Published by Sutton Publishing 2002. ISBN 0-7509-2593-0