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 149,709 pages of information and 235,473 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 M. Henderson (of Aberdeen)

From Graces Guide

J. M. Henderson, of Aberdeen, maker of stone-working tools and machinery

General engineers, of Aberdeen

1866 Company founded by John MacDonald Henderson, Senior, father of John Macdonald Henderson. Business was at Jopp's Lane, Aberdeen specialising in the manufacture of machinery and appliances.[1]

1871 Dissolution of the Co-partnery for sometime carried on at No.19, Jopp's Lane, Aberdeen, under the Firm of HENDERSON & ADAM, Engineers and General Blacksmiths; the sole Partners were JOHN M. HENDERSON and James ADAM.[2]

1873 Manufactured the 1st Aerial Cableway in the UK.[3]

1878 King Street Engineering Works were built.[4]

1899 Contractor for the replacement Kew Bridge

1899 Designed an aerial cableway for the work on replacing Vauxhall Bridge

c.1902 Became John M. Henderson and Co


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Doric Columns (John M. Henderson)
  2. Edinburgh Gazette 14 April 1871
  3. [2] Doric Columns (John M. Henderson)
  4. [3] Doric Columns (John M. Henderson)