Andrew Wylie (1823-1900)
1900 Obituary 
ANDREW WYLLIE was born at Montrose on 5th January 1823, and was educated at the Montrose Academy.
In 1839 he was apprenticed to [R. and W. Hawthorn|Messrs. R. and W. Hawthorn]], of Newcastle-on-Tyne, where he served five years in the workshops. On the completion of his apprenticeship he worked for a short period in the shops, and then went into the drawing office where he remained about four years; after which he returned to his native town, and became a partner in the Montrose Foundry.
In 1853 he removed to Liverpool, and entered the works of [George Forrester and Co|Messrs. George Forrester and Co.]], Vauxhall Foundry, as manager. In the following year he joined that firm as a partner, and remained there until 1887, when he retired from business.
He contributed to this Institution a Paper on a Portable Steam Riveter in 1855 .....[more]