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Forth and Clyde and Sunnyside Iron Cos

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Nov 1919.
Dec 1921.
1938. The "Crusader"

of Falkirk, Scotland. Telephone: Falkirk 502. Telegraphic Address: "Clyde, Falkirk"

Established as Rosebank Foundry Company.

1875 Name changed to Forth and Clyde Iron Co when the Company was established by partners Andrew Cockburn and Alexander Brown.

1876 changed hands

1879/80 changed hands.

1898 Forth and Clyde Iron Co and Sunnyside Iron Co were amalgamated.

1898 The company was registered on 4 February, to acquire the business of the Forth and Clyde Iron Co and the Sunnyside Iron Co[1]

1914 Ironfounders. Specialities: ranges, registers, baths and light castings of every description. Employees 600. [2]

1929 Joined Allied Ironfounders.

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Regulus, Stella, Verona, Gascon cookers. All Porcelain Enamelled Colours. "Silent Knight" and Framed Fires in colour tone to suit decorative schemes. Gas Mantel Registers. Wash Boilers and Gas Cooking Appliances. (Stand No. Ca.501) [3]

1963 Company closed.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. 1937 British Industries Fair Page 365
  • [1] Falkirk Archives: ironfounders