Begg, Dunlop & Co

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Begg, Dunlop & Co

'Begg, Dunlop & Co' of Calcutta was established before the mid 1850's as a Managing Agent with interests in several industries including jute and tea [1].

'Begg, Sutherland & Co' of Cawnpore was formed in the late 1860's; initially named 'Begg, Christie & Co' then 'Begg, Maxwell & Co' [1] - see seperate page

The UK based company of both the Calcutta and Cawnpore based companies was 'Begg, Roberts and Co' [1] .

Tea Gardens

Jute Mills

The following Jute Mills are listed on FIBIS page 'A List of Jute Mills in India' as having 'Begg, Dunlop & Co' as Agent:-

  • Alexandra Jute Mill
  • Alliance Jute Mill

The following Jute Mills have been identified from other sources as having 'Begg, Dunlop & Co' as Agent:-

  • Craig Jute Mills Ltd [2]
  • Waverly Jute Mills [2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 “Industrial Railways and Locomotives of India and South Asia” compiled by Simon Darvill. Published by ‘The Industrial Railway Society’ 2013. ISBN 978 1 901556 82-7. Available at Reference: Entry UP31 page ....
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Calcutta High Court Judgement, 1953"; Retrieved 31 August 2017