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Walter Neilson (1842-1896)
One of the moving spirits behind the formation of Mossend Iron Works
Partner in the iron broking firm Neilson Brothers (brokers), with his brother John.
c.1886 Established and floated the Clydebridge Steel Works, Cambuslang, of which he was Managing Director.
1896 He died in April 1896, leaving a widow and young family.
1896 Obituary 
WALTER NEILSON died on April 17, 1896, at his residence at Gourock. The second son of the late William Neilson of the Mossend Ironworks, he was in early life one of the moving spirits in connection with those works. After the amalgamation of the Summerlee and Mossend Works he carried on business on his own account, and in 1886 floated and successfully carried on the Clydebridge Steelworks, of which he was managing director.
He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1880.