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Mossend Iron Co

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Mossend Iron Works, Holytown near Glasgow, Iron Masters.

1839 (?) William Neilson, brother of Walter Neilson, established Mossend Iron Works.

1850 The partnership was dissolved; John Neilson and William Neilson would continue the business of Mossend Iron Co [1]

1864 Report on Boiler Explosions, p 160 The Engineer 1864/03/11.

1882 After the death of William Neilson, Walter Neilson became the senior partner in the Mossend Iron and Steel Co

Early 1880s: The Summerlee and Mossend works amalgamated, presumably as Summerlee and Mossend Iron and Steel Co.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Edinburgh Gazette 18 October 1850
  2. Glasgow Herald 20 April 1896