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Thomson, Shepherd and Co

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of Seafield Jute works, Dundee

c1837 Founded by John and David Thomson

Jute carpets, coconut matting, rugs, etc., were amongst the main articles produced

1848 Thomson Shepherd and Co was formed, in Seafield Works[1]

Became Thomson, Shepherd and Briggs

1896 Became a private company and took the name of Thomson, Shepherd and Co

1907 Employs 1,200 of which 900 were female.

1986 Seafield Works closed

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Sources of Information

  1. British Listed buildings [1]