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Formed by Francis Murray and James Buttery
1825 Monklands started its first blast furnace
1836 Name changed from Monkland Iron Co to the Monkland Iron and Steel Co and the partners were William Murray, James Murray and Alexander Warren Buttery.
1836 William Murray, Monkland Iron and Steel Co.
1840 Commenced making malleable iron
1851 Messrs Murray of the Monkland Iron Works employing about 4,500 people.
1853 James Murray, Monkland Iron Works.
1853 'The average number of persons employed is about 4,000, which is estimated to give a total population of about 15,000 living immediately around the works.'
1870 Manager was William Ferrie regarded as the leader in Scottish blast furnace practice
1872 Became the Monkland Iron and Coal Co and later the Monkland Iron Co.
1888 Business finally closed