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of Ferryhill Foundry, Aberdeen
1806 Company established.
1865 Made a small cast iron lighthouse for Aberdeen harbour, and also a 'beautiful cast-iron bridge for the Duke of Portland. It is to be landed at Helmsdale, and goes, I believe, to somewhere about Berriedale'. The bridge had a span of 50 ft, rise of 8 ft, four ribs spaced at 5 ft 6 inch intervals, each rib made in three sections.
1914 Engineers, Ironfounders, Boilermakers. Specialities: Ironfounding; Marine, Colonial and General Engineering; Millwright and Boiler Making; Bridge and Structural Iron and Steel Work. Employees 300 to 400. 
1919 Funeral of James W. Abernethy