Originally a famous brand of snuff from Kendal England. The brand has for most of its history also produced Pipe Tobacco. Knowledge of snuff making was learnt in Glasgow and eventually the technology of snuff milling was imported to Kendal that has the advantage of strong rivers to be used as a power source. Today the Samuel Gawith brand is owned and partnered with Gawith Hoggarth a once rival and founding partner. Still producing famous blends of pipe tobacco the Samuel Gawith mill is one of the very last tobacco factories in Great Britain.