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 162,869 pages of information and 245,382 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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Eglinton Iron Co

From Graces Guide

of Glasgow

Iron Masters

c.1845 Incorporated by William Baird and Co to manage and operate their new iron works at Eglinton, and later the extensive mineral leases at ironworks at Blair, Muirkirk, Lugar, and Portland.

1860s Messrs Bennie and Co erected retorts and stills for making "once-run oil" at Killwining, Ayrshire, for the iron firm of Baird, of Gartsherrie, and the Eglinton Iron Company[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1866/08/17