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George Forsyth

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George Forsyth (c1822-1891) of Stakeford Foundry

1854 Of Edinburgh when appointed the manager of the Stakeford Foundry

1856 March 9th. Birth of a son. George Forsyth, manager of Stakeford Foundry.[1]

1856 June. Commissioner. 'SEQUESTRATION of THOMAS JEFFS, Contractor for the formation of Railway and other Works, residing at March-hill, near Dumfries. ROBERT BELL, Ironmonger in Dumfries,has been elected Trustee on the estate; and Thomas Robinson Smyth, Writer in Dumfries, William Thomson, Wood Merchant there, and George Forsyth, Engineer at Stakeford, have been elected Commissioners.....[2]

1891. Died aged 69. Late Commissioner of Maxwelltown and of the firm Forsyth, Robertson and Bragg, Corkickee Engine Works.[3]

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