Robertson and Orchar
of Wallace Foundry, Dundee
The Wallace Foundry had been previously occupied by Kinmond and Co
1857 Patent to William Robertson and James Guthrie Orchar, of Dundee, in the county of Forfar, North Britain, Engineers, and John Menzies, of Ordie Mill, in the county of Perth, North Britain, Shuttle Maker, for the invention of " improvements in machinery or apparatus for winding yarns or thread."
1921 These two companies were acquired by Messrs. Fairbairn Lawson Combe Barbour, Ltd., Leeds and Belfast
Sources of Information
- London Gazette 13 March 1857