Documents relating to Alfred Pigg / Theobald

The following documents mention Alfred Pigg and his business in Halifax

Along with many local newspapers [1862-1871], the Halifax Guardian [2nd January 1869] advertised

Superior blankets are sold at The Cheap Carpet Warehouse, Princess Street.

Also bleached Bolton sheets, linen & cotton sheeting, Toilet & Alhambra quilts, table covers, table linen, Turkish towels, &c &c Alfred Pigg & Company

N.B. – Axminster hearth rugs, in beautiful designs, just received


The Todmorden Advertiser & Hebden Bridge Newsletter [4th November 1871] advertised


Alfred Pigg & Co. beg to announce that they will make their first show for the season, in all departments, on Tuesday next the 24th inst.

Millinery, Mantles, Sealskin & Beaver Jackets, Furs, Shawls, Silks, Reps, Poplins, Satin Cloths, &c

An early inspection is solicited.

Commerce House
Old Market, Halifax


In 1872, he changed the family name to Theobald.

The Times [20th June 1872] & the Norfolk News [22nd June 1872]

I, Alfred Pigg, of Savile Park Terrace, Halifax, in the County of York, & of Old Market, in the same town, silk mercer & draper, having determined to assume the family name of THEOBALD, do hereby give notice that I shall henceforth use in all deeds and writings which I shall hereafter sign, and upon all occasions whatever, and in lieu of my present surname, the surname of THEOBALD only.

Dated this 14th day of June 1872.

(Signed) Alfred Pigg, hereafter Alfred Theobald

Witness: Henry Phildrick, solicitor, Halifax


The Bradford Daily Telegraph [13th August 1898] reported

Three of the sons of the late Mr Alfred Theobald of Halifax, whose death was announced the other day, are missionaries in India, and another is minister of a church at Bolton

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