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D. Y. Stewart and Co

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June 1888.
December 1889.

of Charles Street, St Rollox, Glasgow, maker of patented cast iron pipes

Company established by Daniel Yoolow Stewart

1847 Formation of the partnership of Messrs. Stewart and Bowser

1848 Charles Graham Sidey left the partnership on the 15th day of April 1848[1]

1849 Archibald Burns left the partnership on the 26th day ofi October 1849[2]

1850 Partnership change. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, David Yoolow Stewart, of Glasgow, in the kingdom of Scotland, William Black, of Wellclose-square, in the county of Middlesex, Thomas Henry, of Mark-lane, in the city of London, David Henry, of the same place, Howard Bowser, of Glasgow aforesaid, John Pullar, of Perth, in the said kingdom of Scotland, and Lawrence Pullar, of the same place, and Alexander Angus Croll, of Tottenham, in the county of Middlesex, trading under the firm of D. Y. Stewart and Company, at Charles-street, Saint Rollox, Glasgow aforesaid, as Ironfounders, v/as dissolved by mutual consent, as upon and from the 6th day of March 1850, so far only as respects the undersigned, Alexander Angus Croll, who retires therefrom; but such business will henceforth be carried on under the like firm by all the above-named parties (other than the said Alexander Angus Croll)...'[3]

1851 Award at the 1851 Great Exhibition. See details at 1851 Great Exhibition: Reports of the Juries: Class VI.

1851 Thomas Henry, David Henry, William Black, John Pullar, and Laurence Pullar left the partnership on the 18th day of April 1851.[4]

1870 Supplied all of the pipework for the water supply system in Paisley

1881 Supplied 27 miles of pipes for the Vyrnwy Aqueduct

1882 Partnership change. 'In consequence of the death of Mr. David Yoolow Stewart, Ironfounder, Glasgow, on the 25th September, 1882, the Copartnership carried on by him and the subscribers Howard Bowser and William Black Stewart, as Ironfounders and Engineers, Charles-street, St. Rollox, Glasgow, under the firm of D. Y. Stewart and Co., was dissolved as upon that date. The business continues to be carried on by the subscribers Howard Bowser and William Black Stewart on their own account under the same firm of D. Y. Stewart and Co....'[5]

Post-1882 After Mr. Stewart's death, the capacity of the works, in regard both to quantity and efficiency, was greatly increased under Mr. Bowser's supervision[6]

1895 Advert. [7]

1899 At the time of his death Mr Bowser was maturing a scheme of extensive improvements in the electric power of the works.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Edinburgh Gazette 2 May 1851
  2. The Edinburgh Gazette 2 May 1851
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:31 May 1850 Issue:21100 Page:1547
  4. The Edinburgh Gazette 2 May 1851
  5. The London Gazette Publication date:16 March 1883 Issue:25212 Page:1502
  6. Obituary of Howard Bowser
  7. Post Office London Directory, 1895