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  • 14:40, 16 October 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glenfyne Distillery (Created page with "Ardrishaig 1831 Established in 1831, Glenfyne was known alternatively as Glendarroch during its existence. However, Pigot's Directory of 1837 suggests the business of Henry H...")
  • 15:13, 6 October 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Campbeltown Shipyard (Created page with "Trench Point, Campbeltown 1967 Campbeltown Shipyard Limited was incorporated to re-establish the business that had been operated by the Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co until 1922.")
  • 11:13, 5 October 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Aberdeen Concrete Shipbuilding Co (Created page with "South Esplanade East, Torry, Aberdeen 1918 Incorporated as the Aberdeen Concrete Shipbuilding Company Limited, a private company with capital of £5,000 "to carry on the busi...")
  • 15:05, 25 September 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page H. D. Thornton and Co (Created page with "Engineers, millwrights and ship repairers, Totterdown Bridge, Bristol 1961 The existing business became incorporated as H.D.Thornton and Company Limited. 1999 The company wa...")
  • 14:11, 25 September 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Holyhead Shipbuilding and Trading Co (Created page with "1867 The business was incorporated as the Holyhead Shipbuilding and Trading Company Limited. 1879 The company went into voluntary liquidation.")
  • 11:43, 4 September 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page William Cadenhead (Created page with "Wine and spirit merchants, 9 Bolgam Street, Campbeltown PA28 6HZ 1842 The business was established in Netherkirkgate, Aberdeen by George Duncan. He was joined by his brother-...")
  • 16:01, 28 August 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Percival, Simpson and Co (Created page with "Boatbuilders and repairers, Friars Boat Yard, King's Lynn 1951 Percival, Simpson and Company Limited were incorporated. 1970 The company was dissolved.")
  • 15:58, 11 August 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Dry Docks Corporation of London (Created page with "165 Fenchurch Street, London 1886 The Dry Docks Corporation of London Limited was incorporated to amalgamate 28 dry or graving docks on the Thames under a single management....")
  • 16:23, 25 July 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glen Nevis and Ardlussa Warehouses (Created page with "Bonded warehouse proprietors, Glebe Street, Campbeltown 1936 Incorporated as a private company with a capital of £5,000, utilising redundant distillery space, of which there...")
  • 14:09, 14 July 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Pollo Distillery (Created page with "Malt whisky distillers, Delny, Ross-shire 1818 The distillery was established close to a farm. It operated for a few years before a lengthy closure. 1893 The distillery was...")
  • 14:50, 12 July 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glenglassaugh Distillery (Created page with "Malt whisky distillers, Portsoy 1875")
  • 12:20, 6 July 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page John Colvill and Co (Created page with "Springside Distillery, Campbeltown 1830 Established and owned by the Colvill family, the distillery traded as John Colvill and Co until its closure. Alfred Barnard paid a bri...")
  • 11:29, 2 July 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Langholm Distillery (Created page with "Malt whisky distillers, Langholm 1765 The distillery was one of the earliest to be built in Scotland, on a rocky situation on the banks of the River Esk. Towards the end of t...")
  • 15:39, 1 July 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Devanha Brewery (Created page with "Wellington Road, Aberdeen 1910 The Devanha Brewery Limited was incorporated as a limited liability company. It was a successor to William Black and Co, who had run both a dis...")
  • 14:28, 9 June 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glentarras Distillery (Created page with "Malt whisky distillers, Langholm 1839 The distillery was built by James Kennedy, who was the proprietor until its sale in 1872. 1875 The company of Joseph Twentyman and Co L...")
  • 12:57, 1 June 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page William Young and Co (Created page with "Grange Distillery, Burntisland 1786 1914 The company merged with four other Lowland distillers to form a new company, Scottish Malt Distillers Limited and the firm went...")
  • 11:43, 29 May 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Meadowburn Distillery (Created page with "Whisky distillers, Campbeltown 1824 This is thought to be the date of foundation but there is a lack of hard evidence. The only reliable sources are directories, which indica...")
  • 10:12, 26 May 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page C. H. Curtis and Co (Created page with "Whisky distillers and wine and spirits merchants, Greenock 1862 The company appears to have started following the dissolution of the partnership of Thorne and Curtis, which w...")
  • 15:31, 20 April 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Lochruan Distillery (Created page with "Malt whisky distillers, Campbeltown 1835 Established by Robert Johnston and Charles Rowatt Johnston, trading as Johnstons and Co.")
  • 15:40, 15 April 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page William McKersie and Co (Created page with "Malt whisky distillers, Albyn Distillery, Campbeltown 1830 The Albyn Distillery was established by William McKersie, formerly a partner in the Lochside Distillery. However, i...")
  • 17:34, 7 April 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glenside Distillery (Created page with "Malt whisky distillers, Campbeltown 1830 The distillery was built and by 1837 was trading as David Anderson and Company. The firm changed its name to Glenside Distillery Comp...")
  • 14:33, 1 April 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Tober an Righ Distillery (Created page with "Whisky distillers, of 48 Longrow, Campbeltown 1834 Tober an Righ (but sometimes given as Toberanrigh) was established by Alexander Wylie. The distillery was acquired by a ne...")
  • 14:27, 28 March 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Longrow Distillery (Created page with "Whisky distillers, Campbeltown 1824 Longrow took its identity from the street of that name in Campbeltown. The distillery was built by John Ross, with backing from John Colvi...")
  • 16:54, 26 March 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Wylie, Mitchell and Co (Created page with "Distillers, Rieclachan Distillery, Campbeltown 1825 == Sources of Information == <references/> * Pigot and Co.'s National Commercial Directory of the whole of Scotland an...")
  • 16:27, 19 March 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page East Brothers (Created page with "Furniture manufacturers, Lochee Cabinet Works, South Road, Dundee 1895 The business was established by Albert and Frank East, two sons of the chair maker Francis East. Th...")
  • 16:06, 16 March 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glen Keith Distillery (Created page with "Whisky distillers, Keith 1957 Glen Keith was built on the initiative of Canadian drinks giant Seagram through its subsidiary Chivas Brothers Limited. It was the first new...")
  • 15:45, 10 March 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glen Scotia Distillery (Created page with "Whisky distillers, 12 High Street, Campbeltown 1832 The distillery, which for its first hundred years was known simply as Scotia, was established by James Stewart and John Ga...")
  • 10:55, 7 March 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Dalintober Distillery (Created page with "Whisky distillers, Campbeltown 1832 The business was established by David Colville and Peter Reid, trading as Reid and Colville. 1903 By now the business had changed it name...")
  • 09:35, 6 March 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Kinloch Distillery (Created page with "Campbeltown 1823 The business was established as Lamb, Colville and Company. 1826 Robert Lamb died and was replaced by Robert Ralston but the firm's name remained unchanged...")
  • 15:33, 4 March 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page West Highland Malt Distilleries (Created page with "106 West Nile Street, Glasgow 1919 West Highland Malt Distilleries Limited was incorporated. The company was a consortium ==See Also== <what-links-here/> == Sources of...")
  • 17:30, 1 March 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glengyle Distillery (Created page with "Glebe Street, Campbeltown 1873 The distillery was opened by William Mitchell, a member of a local distilling family who set up on his own account, trading as William Mitchell...")
  • 15:40, 28 February 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Ardlussa Distillery (Created page with "Glebe Street, Campbeltown 1879 The distillery was built and operated by the Ardlussa Distillery Company. It was the last distillery to be built in Campbeltown, the town with...")
  • 14:01, 23 February 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Craigellachie Brewery (Created page with "Craigellachie 1895 The Craigellachie Brewery Company Limited was incorporated 1912 The company was dissolved")
  • 11:41, 23 February 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Auchentoshan Distillery (Created page with "by Dalmuir, Clydebank, Glasgow 1823 This is used by the modern business as its date of establishment. A short-lived distillery was established at Duntocher by John Bulloch in...")
  • 14:48, 19 February 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glen Nevis Distillery (Created page with "Malt whisky distillers, Campbeltown 1877 The distillery was built by Duncan McCallum")
  • 16:41, 11 February 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Benromach Distillery (Created page with "Malt whisky distillers, Forres 1898 The distillery was established by Duncan McCallum of the Glen Nevis distillery in Campbeltown, in partnership with Frederick William Brick...")
  • 15:35, 7 February 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Gordon and Macphail (Created page with "Whisky bottlers and distillers, of Elgin 1895 The business was established by James Gordon and John Alexander Macphail in South Street, Elgin, initially as wholesale grocers...")
  • 17:44, 4 February 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Gleniffer Distillery (Created page with "near Paisley 1833 The distillery, initially and alternatively known as Glenpatrick was established by John Hodge on a lease from the Speirs family of Elderslie. 1858 Owners...")
  • 16:26, 1 February 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Dean Distillery (Created page with "Water of Leith, Edinburgh")
  • 16:44, 24 January 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Stromness Distillery (Created page with "Malt whisky distillers, Stromness, Orkney The date at which the distillery was established is disputed. 1817 is one possibility. Alfred Barnard recorded that it was built in...")
  • 19:08, 17 January 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Craigellachie Hotel (Created page with "1892 The Craigellachie Hotel Company Limited was incorporated")
  • 16:33, 13 January 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glendullan Distillery (Created page with "Malt whisky distillers, Dufftown 1897 The distillery was established by William Williams and Sons, an Aberdeen firm of whisky brokers and exporters")
  • 17:30, 12 January 2021 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page William Williams and Sons Limited (Created page with "Wholesale wine, spirit and tea merchants, distillers and whisky blenders and exporters, 36 Regent Quay, Aberdeen 1840 Established by William Williams 1876 The firm's name wa...")
  • 11:36, 4 December 2020 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Belmont Laundry (Created page with "Steam laundry and carpet beating works, Chestnut Row, Aberdeen 1891 The Belmont Laundry Company was incorporated")
  • 15:29, 17 November 2020 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glenskiach Distillery (Created page with "Evanton, Ross and Cromarty")
  • 15:47, 14 November 2020 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Bon-Accord Distillery (Created page with "Whisky distillers, of Newbridge, Hardgate, Aberdeen")
  • 13:33, 14 November 2020 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Bon-Accord Steam Laundry, Aberdeen (Created page with "1884 The Bon-Accord Steam Laundry Company Limited was incorporated to establish a laundry and wash and dye houses")
  • 16:26, 11 November 2020 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Clydesdale Distillery (Created page with " 1894 The Clydesdale Distillery Company Limited was incorporated 1914")
  • 15:44, 9 July 2020 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Glenkinchie Distillery (Created page with "Pencaitland, East Lothian 1825 Brothers John and George Rate established Milton distillery 1837 The Rates established a larger distillery, which was Glenkinchie 1853 The di...")
  • 16:22, 7 July 2020 AlexR (talk | contribs) created page Scapa Distillery (Created page with "Kirkwall, Orkney 1885 The distillery was established by Macfarlane and Townsend 1919 The Scapa Distillery Limited was incorporated to acquire the business 1934 The company...")
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