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 163,452 pages of information and 245,911 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

James Goodwin and Co

From Graces Guide
January 1888.
June 1888.

Iron founders, engineers and bridge builders.

Works at Ardrossan, Johnstone and Motherwell.

Shipping ports at Ardrossan, Glasgow, Leith and Greenock.

1865 Established Brandon Bridge-Building Co

1885 'Sale of a Foundry.— The large iron foundry so long carried on at Johnstone by Messrs James Goodwin & Co., has been sold privately to a Paisley firm.'[1]

1889 Goodwins, Jardine and Co to purchase Coats Iron and Steel Co and James Goodwin and Co.[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. Dundee Courier - Friday 22 May 1885
  2. James Goodwin and Co