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Burnbank Foundry Co

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Burnbank Foundry Company of Falkirk

1860 Founded by William Mitchell. Also known as Wright's Foundry. Owned by a partnership of Mitchell and James Wright

1875 Mitchell left.

1908 Wright remained as Managing Director until his death in 1908 when the firm became a private limited company.

J C Wright was managing director from 1908 until his death in 1933

1933 William Wright became managing director.

1937 The company became part of Federated Foundries

1939 Company closed.


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