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John Wilson and Sons

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of Govan, tube manufacturer and brass founder

1880 Business established by John Wilson (c.1828-1905)

The firm of J. and W. Wemyss, engineers, was transferred to John Wilson and Son (well-known in Glasgow as tube maker).

1898 Joined with Union Tube Co as Wilson's and Union Tube Co

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