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Gilroy Brothers and Co

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of 1 Lochee Road, Dundee

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

1867 Was one of the industrial venues hosting visitors to the British Association's meeting in Dundee[1]

The Tay Works had a frontage of 1000 feet to the Lochee Road, and rose five stories in the centre, and four along the wings. These works were devoted almost exclusively to jute manu­factures, the raw material being imported direct from Calcutta.

1890 Renamed as Gilroy, Sons and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 05, 1867