St Mary's Lowgate Fund Raising Talk 4
Tuesday, 10th October 2023, 06:00
Venue: St Mary's Lowgate, Hull
Joseph Pease - one of Hull's greatest entrepreneurs of the 18th Century
Speaker: Michael Free, Hessle Local History Society
Joseph Pease was a Hull merchant who established the first bank in Yorkshire. Having established himself in the oil seed refining industry, he moved into whiting manufacture, paint production, shipping, whaling, insurance and finally into banking. He eventually set himself up on a country estate at Hesslewood. Pease’s monument is in St Mary’s.