1890's Peter Leech & Son Spices Advertising Label, Whitehaven, England
A beautiful old blue original vintage 1890's Victorian English advertising label for a well known Grocery merchant Company run by Peter Leech in Whitehaven, England, UK United Kingdom. He was a tea blender, coffee seller and grocery manager.
It measures 3.25 inches in diameter and text on label reads: "All Ground Spices with this Trade Mark Warranted Genuine, Peter Leech & Son trade mark, Registered 6th October, 1879, Whitehaven."
Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Peter Leech England & Wales Census, 1891
Event Date 1891
Parish: Preston Quarter
Ecclesiastical Parish: ST NICHOLAS
Registration District: Whitehaven
Residence Note: Inkerman Terrace
Birth Year: 1831, Gosforth, Cumberland, England
Peter Leech Head M 60 Gosforth, Cumberland, born England
Mary Ann Leech Wife F 46 Gosforth, Cumberland, England
Sarah Ann Leech Daughter F 25 Sale, Cheshire, England
John Colebank Leech Son M 24 Sale, Cheshire, England
Edwin Leech Son M 19 Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
Alfred Singleton Leech Son M 14 Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
Eleanor Leech Daughter F 12 Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
Frank Leech Son M 9 Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
Whitehaven is on the coast of Cumbria, in England. It lies between Carlisle and Barrow-in-Furness. This label is bright blue, with very minor tiny edge tears, which have to be scrutinized very closely to see, as seen in scan. It is printed on a very thin label paper, with high quality early litho printing. It would be beautiful framed. A beautiful early label. See another Peter Leech label for coffee, on our site here.
Size: 3.25 inches round
Note: Hello from ~debra. I have spent years collecting over 10,000 ID’d lost family photos & paper from US flea markets & antique shops. I do the best gen research I can, but am always open to corrections. This is an original antique item, not a reprint. A new high quality rigid sleeve is included for extra protection, especially during shipping. You may buy a piece alone, or large intimate 300 dpi scans of the front and back sent immediately via email, or both. Please search carefully, as they are often found together and many may be related. I also invite you to join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. Thank you, enjoy! ~Debra Clifford (contact info on top bar)
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