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of Scotland Street Engine works, Glasgow
1840 P. and W. McOnie was established by the 3 brothers McOnie to manufacture sugar machinery in Glasgow.
By 1848 the McOnie's concern had manufactured fifty engines and fifty mills. In that year the partnership was dissolved.
1857 W. and A. McOnie made sugar refinery machinery, including large waterwheel, supplied to Arnos Vale sugar factory, Tobago
1866 Completed and dispatched a 60-hp engine, shafting and boilers to Japan. The steam hammers for the same place were made by Glen and Ross and the planing punching and plate-bending machines by Thomas Shanks and Co
1881 Employing 252 men and boys.
1886 Partnership dissolved. 'The Copartnery of W. and A. M'Onie, Engineers and Millwrights, in Glasgow, of which the subscribers were the sole partners, has been dissolved by arrangement, as on the 30th day of June, 1885. The business in all its branches will in future be carried on under the firm of W. and W. M'Onie, by the subscriber William M'Onie, jun., who is authorized to collect all debts due to, and who will pay all debts due by, the dissolved concern. William M'Onie. Andrew M'Onie. William M'Onie, junr. Andrew M'Onie, junr....'
1886 Andrew McOnie died.