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Victoria Brass Foundry Co

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of Bonnington Road, Leith, Edinburgh.

Established c.1822.

1911 The Victoria Brass Foundry Limited, 236 Leith Walk, Leith, was incorporated, with capital of £8,000, to take over the business of brassfounders carried on by Ebenezer Chalmers, Bonnington, Leith, under the name of James Buchanan & Co.[1]

1922 Products: heavy marine and paper mill lines and shells.

1940 The company went into voluntary liquidation.[2]

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Sources of Information

  • National Records of Scotland BT2/7855