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Stewart Pixley, A Gentleman From a Bygone Era

Monday, July 25, 2016

As part of the LBMA’s Voices Project, Michele interviews Stewart Pixley, about his experiences of working in the family bullion brokerage business that was originally set up in 1852 by his great-grandfather in partnership with Henry Haggard.

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Dr Michele Blagg (BA, MA, PhD),
is a visiting Research Associate at the Institute of Contemporary British History (ICBH) at King’s College London. Until recently Michele was Research Consultant for the LBMA, engaged on the oral history project ‘Voices of the London Bullion Market’. As part of a collaborative doctoral award granted by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, she was based at the Rothschild Archive. Her doctoral research focused on the Royal Mint Refinery, operated by N M Rothschild & Sons between 1852 and 1968, and how it adapted to the changed London gold market.