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Fisher and Co

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1891.
Aird, Uig, Isle of Lewis marked 'Fishers Ltd, Paisley' and then '1769'.
Aird, Uig, Isle of Lewis marked 'Fishers Ltd, Paisley' and then '1769'. Detail.

Marine engineers, St Mirren Engineering Works, Macdowall Street, Paisley

1868 business established

1907 Fisher and Co was now incorporated as Fishers Limited

1922 60 employees

1978 voluntary liquidation, by which time the company name had changed to Cockburn and Milne Limited

1981 company dissolved



See Also

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  • 1922 Who's Who In Engineering: Company F

Sources of Information

  • National Archives of Scotland BT2/1981/6433
  • The Paisley Directory and General Advertiser 1911-12
  • Edinburgh Gazette 15th December 1978