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George Scott and Son

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June 1888. Air compressor.
December 1889.

George Scott and Son, of 44 Christian Street, London.

Works: Bradfield 37 Road, Silvertown, E16.

1834 Business founded by George Scott - possibly George Scott (of Commercial Road, London)

1888 F. W. Scott's patent air compressors.(see advert)

1888 Frank Walter Scott junior became a partner.

1896 Dissolution of the Partnership between Frank Walter Scott the elder, Frank Walter Scott the younger and Ernest George Scott carrying on business as Engineers at 44 Christian-street, St. George's in the East London under the style or firm of George Scott and Son and at 67 Lord-street Liverpool under the same style of Geo. Scott and Son so far as regards the said Frank Walter Scott the younger. The business was continued by the other 2 partners under the same styles[1]

1899 Dissolution of the Partnership between Frank Walter Scott and Ernest George Scott, carrying on business as Engineers, at 44, Christian-street, St.George's-in-the-East, 38, Lime-street, in the city of London, and 67, Lord-street, Liverpool, in the county of Lancaster, under the style or firm of George Scott and Son[2].

Presumably the business continued as George Scott and Son (London) and E. Scott and Co

1922 SCOTTS consisted of George Scott and Son (London), Ltd., and Ernest Scott and Co., Ltd., Chemical or Process Engineers, of Kingsway House London, W.C.2.

1922 Manufactured chemical plant, evaporators, oil extraction plant, soap, glycerine and caustic soda plant. Speciality: the "Scott" evaporator.

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 25 Sept 1896
  2. London Gazette 25 July,1899