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Wine merchants, whisky blenders and exporters, sole proprietors of "Cluny" whisky, of Sallyport Buildings, Melbourne Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne and with offices in London and Edinburgh
1857 The firm was established
1880 The partnership between John Ewen McPherson and John Hare, who had traded as wine and spirit merchants in Pilgrim Street, was dissolved and McPherson continued trading on his own account
1903 The firm opened new, expanded premises, known as Sallyport Buildings