Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,676 pages of information and 235,204 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Cochrane

From Graces Guide
June 1888. Steam hammers.
December 1889.
1889.
1889.
May 1896.
1901. Corliss valve engine.
1901. Sewage pumping engines.
3 cwt Cochrane Hammer. Exhibit at the Summerlee Museum of Industrial Life.
1950's. 30 cwt Cochrane steam hammer. Exhibit at Chatham Dockyard.

John Cochrane and Sons of Barrhead.

1850 Business established as Grahamston Foundry and Engine Works, Barrhead, by Mr Cochrane

Became the business of John Cochrane (1857-1917), the founder's son.

1889 Horizontal Corliss engine used in the Glasgow Exhibition. [1]

By 1922 the company was J. Cochrane (Barrhead) Ltd

1930 The company was bought by Andrew Barclay, Sons and Co


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 4th Jan 1889 p25 & p29