Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,128 pages of information and 245,598 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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A. and R. Scott

From Graces Guide

of West Mills, Colinton, Midlothian.

Makers of Scotts Porage Oats and Scott's baby cereal

1878 Company established. See Andrew Scott Lauder and Richard Dalrymple Lauder

1891 Incorporated

1909 Acquired the mills at Colinton

1913 Share Issue. Directors are John Lauder (master Miller); Thomas William Drinkwater; George Haskell Boyd; Andrew Scott Lauder and Richard Dalrymple Scott.[1]

1914 Millers and Food Specialists. Registered Office: West Mills, Colinton, Midlothian, Upper Keir Mills and Lower Keir Mills, Dunblane; and 52, King William Street, London, E.C. Incorporated as a Limited Company. Directors: Thomas Francis Taylor, Thomas William Drinkwater, Ph.D., F.R.S.E., F.I.C., George Haskell Boy, Andrew Scott Lauder, and Richard Dalrymple Lauder (Managing Directors). Secretary: James Allan. Specialities: 'M.O.F. Food, Scott's Porage Oats. Awards: Nine First Exhibits.

1951 Acquired by Cerebos.[2]

Marketed as Scott-Energen Foods

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Sources of Information

  1. Preston Herald - Saturday 15 March 1913
  2. The Times, June 26, 1951