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Edinburgh Roperie and Sailcloth Co

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1922 - 1923.

of Leith, Edinburgh.

1750 Company established by a number of Leith merchants and combinations of minor ropeworks.

1914 Rope manufacturers. Specialities: cordage, lines, twines, binder twines, sailcloth, canvas, waterproofed cloth and covers. Employees 1,060. [1]

1925/6 Acquired by British Ropes Ltd[2].

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. National Archives