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The History of Saint & Co. – Part Five

The History of Saint & Co. - Part Five

From industrial Haltwhistle to prosperous Carlisle: John Jackson Saint’s early years. John Jackson Saint was an ambitious and enterprising 23-year-old when he established a pioneering new business in Carlisle in the late 19th century. His qualification as a chartered accountant in 1884 coincided with a series of wholesale changes to the bankruptcy laws, which inevitably…