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 163,480 pages of information and 245,913 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.

McGlashan and Merryweather

From Graces Guide

McGlashan and Merryweather of Coal Yard, Nr Drury Lane, London, Copper-smiths and Engineers

Early 1860s James Compton Merryweather became a partner in McGlashan and Co of this address, presumably becoming McGlashan and Merryweather

1864 Merryweather left the firm in order to take over from his brother in the family business. Alexander McGlashan continued the partnership[1]

1868 Patent application by Alexander McGlashan, of Coal-yard,Drury-lane, in the county of Middlesex, Engineer, and John Hendry, of Arlington-street, New North-road, in the same County, Back and Vat Maker, in respect of the invention of "improved machinery or apparatus for mashing substances employed in the making of fermented liquors."[2]

1879 Alexander McGlashan, of Victoria Works, Coal-yard, Drury-lane, Middlesex, Engineer, was appointed Trustee of the property of Amedee Jacques Esgonniere, who was bankrupt[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 1 March 1864
  2. London Gazette 28 July 1868
  3. London Gazette 24 June 1879