George Sargent (1859 - 1921) and Charlotte Sargent nee Foster (1856 - 1924), pastry cooks and catereRead More →
The Sargents ran a bakery in the Sydney suburb of Glebe. A Tattersall’s sweep win enaRead More →
Opened a shop in Oxford Street, Paddington and began making small meat pies that sold for a penny eaRead More →
The Sargents moved to 11 Hunter Street where business continued to boom.
Hartley married Elaine Violet Starkey (died 1914). George & Charlotte sold the business to W.E. Read More →
In December of this year a private company, Sargent’s Ltd was formed.
Appointed caterers for the American Fleet Week functions.
In February the company was re-registered as a public company and the three were General Managers anRead More →
Began catering for the State and Federal Parliaments. Expanded into the Melbourne market. Also supplRead More →
Appointed caterers for the Australian Fleet Week Function.
Opened the first of many Sargent’s Tea Rooms in the Sydney metropolitan area. The Sargents were geRead More →
The company’s financial position was strong, with an established reputation for quality food, scruRead More →
George Sargent died at his Vaucluse home on 13th August.
Charlotte died at home on 15th May leaving an estate of 38,669 pounds sterling. Hartley died after fRead More →
1924 – 1960
Many Sargent’s Tea Rooms were opened and flourished due to a substantial meal of pie with peas, poRead More →
Sargents Tea Rooms started to close.
All Tea Rooms were closed. After many years Sargents ceased selling their meat pies at the Royal EasRead More →
Sargents Company sold to Scotts Provisions who also purchased Ireland’s cakes and become known as Read More →
The present owner of Sargents Pty Ltd purchased the Scott’s & Ireland’s company acquiring thRead More →
Due to the huge increase in sales the company moved to bigger premises in Smithfield, NSW. The compaRead More →
The company continued to produce frozen pies for the retail market and expanded into producing familRead More →
A planned relaunch the Sargent’s brand and ever increasing sales saw the company move to its preseRead More →
Sargents Pty Ltd purchased the Big Ben brand from George Weston Foods.
2003 Sargents launched its Premium range of products into the market.
The modern day company, Sargent’s Pty Ltd, is a privately owned Australian Manufacturer. The compaRead More →