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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,368 pages of information and 245,906 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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Broomside Boiler Works Co

From Graces Guide
1932 (from ‘A Shipbuilding History’)

1924 The Broomside Boiler Works Company Limited, Broomside Boiler Works, Motherwell, was incorporated as a private company, with capital of £20,000.[1] It was founded on the initiative of James A. Marshall and Andrew B. Colquhoun.

1949 Two Motherwell boiler-making families were brought together in a merger that formed Marshall and Anderson from the Broomside Boiler Works Co and Alexander Anderson and Sons Ltd.[2]

1977 The company went into receivership.[3]. It was eventually dissolved in 1988.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Scotsman 20 December 1924
  2. Motherwell Times 6 January 1950
  3. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/Edinburgh/issue/20045/page/339
  4. National Records of Scotland BT2/1988/13424