Walter Bull & Son

Cirencester Est. 1815

Heritage


Walter Bull & Son has a heritage spanning over 200 years. Established as a business in 1815 it was located in Theobalds Road WC1 London as primarily a pawnbroker but also retailer of jewelry and silver.

It was not however until 1907 that the business was formally registered and traded under the name Walter Bull and Son. In 1941 the shop was bombed during the blitz and the business complete with all the stock was moved to Horsham Sussex where it was run by Horace Sidney Bull (Walter Bull's Son). When Horace passed away the business was left to his daughter Jean Gegg nee´ Bull who together with her Husband John Gegg moved the business to the market town of Cirencester in 1960. John Gegg retired in 1980 and his Son Robert Henry Gegg took control and ran the business until 2016.

The managing director and great great grandson of Walter Bull is James John Gegg. With over a decade of experience in the City James has worked in Global Financial markets and more recently re-trained as a Diamond grader. James has a particularly interest in unusual stones and unique antiques pieces.

Walter Bull as Chief Commoner of the City of London

Walter Bull as Chief Commoner of the City of London

Horace Sidney Bull with his wife Janet

Horace Sidney Bull with his wife Janet
John Gegg with his wife Jean Margret Gegg nee Bull

John Gegg with his wife Jean Margret Gegg nee´ Bull

Brothers Robert Henry Gegg and Roger John Gegg

Brothers Robert Henry Gegg and Roger John Gegg
James John Gegg

James John Gegg