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of Victoria St, Westminster, and Crown Ironworks, Glasgow
1860 Company founded.
1873 Well known for the patented wool-cushioned springs that the company made
1874 The business of Thomson and Co of Victoria St, Westminster (manufacturer of railway springs and buffers at Crown Ironworks, Glasgow) and the business and patents of Mr L. Sterne, carried on under the name of L. Sterne and Co, were amalgamated as a limited company, Thomson, Sterne and Co; the whole of the capital was taken by the partners of the firm Mr. Handyside was the managing director in Glasgow.