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'''Coutts and Parkinson''', one of the earliest iron shipbuilders on the Tyne, of Willington Quay, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
'''Coutts and Parkinson''', one of the earliest iron shipbuilders on the Tyne, of Willington Quay, Newcastle-upon-Tyne


See [[John Henry Sangster Coutts]] and [[William Parkinson (1821-1852)|William Parkinson]]
Formerly [[J. H. S. Coutts]]


formerly [[J. H. S. Coutts]]
1848 [[John Henry Sangster Coutts]] and [[William Parkinson (1821-1852)|William Parkinson]] formed a new business.


1850 [[Coutts and Parkinson]] had one iron East Indiaman on the stocks and received an order for another of about 1000t, which was thought to be the largest iron sailing vessel then constructed<ref>The Standard, 1 October 1850</ref>.
1850 [[Coutts and Parkinson]] had one iron East Indiaman on the stocks and received an order for another of about 1000t, which was thought to be the largest iron sailing vessel then constructed<ref>The Standard, 1 October 1850</ref>.

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Coutts and Parkinson, one of the earliest iron shipbuilders on the Tyne, of Willington Quay, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Formerly J. H. S. Coutts

1848 John Henry Sangster Coutts and William Parkinson formed a new business.

1850 Coutts and Parkinson had one iron East Indiaman on the stocks and received an order for another of about 1000t, which was thought to be the largest iron sailing vessel then constructed[1].

1851 Coutts and Parkinson received another order from a Clyde firm to build a vessel for the Calcutta trade[2].

1853 Raylton Dixon was apprenticed ("went through his degrees") at Coutts and Parkinson[3].

1855 Coutts and Parkinson were iron ship builders at Willington Quay, Newcastle-upon-Tyne[4]. No mention in directories after this date.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Standard, 1 October 1850
  2. The Newcastle Courant, 31 January 1851
  3. Northern Echo, 12 October 1889
  4. History, Topography & Directory of Northumberland, 1855