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Gilroy, Sons and Co

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of 1 Lochee Road, Dundee

1848 Company established under the style of Gilroy Brothers and Co.

1890 The company was registered on 25 April, to take over the business of firm of the same name, jute spinners and manufacturers. [1]

1914 Merchants, spinners and manufacturers of jute goods. Specialities: fine hessians and burlaps, floorcloth and linoleum foundations. Employees 2,200. [2]

1920 Acquired by Jute Industries.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. The Times, November 11, 1920