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William Foulds and Co

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Distillers, Scotch whisky merchants and coopers, of School Wynd, Paisley and Glenfyne Distillery, Ardrishaig.

1854 Established by William Foulds.

1897 Incorporated, with capital of £70,000, as William Foulds and Co Limited "to acquire and take over as a going concern the business of wine and spirit brokers, agents, merchants, distillers, and bonded warehousemen, now carried on at Paisley, Greenock, Ardrishaig and Manchester by William Foulds and Co".[1]

1917 The company went into voluntary liquidation in December. The Glenfyne Distillery was subsequently acquired by Robertson and Baxter.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Scotsman 20 February 1897
  • National Records of Scotland BT2/3429
  • Edinburgh Gazette 11 January 1918