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Erskine Beveridge and Co

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1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.

of St Leonards, Dunfermline. Warehouses in London and Manchester (and North America). Telephone: Dunfermline 26. Cables: "Beveridge, Dunfermline"

1851 Erection of St. Leonard’s Steam-Power Weaving Factory. — "This factory was erected by Messers. Erskine, Beveridge, and Co Proprietors, at St. Leonard’s Place, Nethertown, and was opened for work in June. There are about 1,200 operatives, etc., employed at this establishment."

1888 James Adamson Beveridge (born 1833) died. He left £139,505 and was listed as a manufacturer and landowner, partner in Erskine Beveridge and Co.

1929 Advert for Dunfermline's Linen. Member of Dunfermline Linen Manufacturers. Manufacturers of Household Linens, Damask Cloths, Napkins, and piece goods, Sheetings, Towellings, Table Covers, Quilts, Bedspreads, Artificial Silks, and Embroidery. Crested designs for Hotels, Steamships, and Railroads a speciality. (Textiles and Clothing Section - Stand No. T.21) [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1929 British Industries Fair Advert 186B and p58
  • [1] Annals of Dunfermline
  • [2] Google Books - Gentrification and the Enterprise