Schunck Souchay & Co.

Schunck Souchay & Co.

In 1805, Martin Schunck, originally from Frankfurt in Germany, founded a company of export shipping merchants in Manchester, in partnership with Charles Isaac Souchay. Branches were opened in London (1806) and later in Leeds, Leipzig and Berlin. The company established a calico printing works in Rochdale in 1825.

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