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Alexander Smith (2)

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Son of George Smith of Sun Foundry, Glasgow

1861 Alexander Smith left the Sun Foundry and founded Star Foundry in Kirkintilloch during 1861. They specialised in rainwater goods and pipes

1867 The Star Foundry was taken over by Cameron and Roberton in 1867 to become the prolific Southbank Foundry.

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