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Records of John Cochrane & Co (Barrhead) Ltd, boiler makers and pump manufacturers, East Renfrewshire, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Cochrane & Co (Barrhead) Ltd appears to have been established around 1864, when it first appears in the Glasgow Post Office Directory . The company specialised in boiler making and pump manufacture and by the 1870 had their main works at the Grahamstone Works, Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, Scotland. The company supplied their products to a world-wide market with their products winning awards at the Melbourne Exhibition, Austrailia in 1880, the Calcutta Exhibition, India, in 1884, and the Edinburgh Exhibition of 1886.
In 1930, the goodwill of John Cochrane & Co (Barrhead) Ltd wa purchased for GBP 700 by Andrew Barclay Sons & Co Ltd , locomotive manufacturers and engineers, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland. Cochrane's continue to trade as a company in its own right until the mid 1970s.
This material is arranged into series, which consist of numbers of items related by function and/or format. With series, the items are generally arranged chronologically.
Conditions Governing Access
Requests for access for legal, business or commercial purposes must be referred to Hunslet-Barclay Ltd, Kilmarnock
National Archives of Scotland : 1976-1983
Held under the charge and superintendence of the Keeper of the Records of Scotland
Other Finding Aids
Manual file level list available in searchroom.
Manual file level list available at the National Register of Archives in London (NRA36388)
Alternative Form Available
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Conditions Governing Use
Requests for large scale copying must be referred to the Keeper of the Records of Scotland.
Any requests to publish or reproduce documents from the collection must be referred to Hunslet-Barclay Ltd and the Keeper of the Records of Scotland must also be informed.
This material has been appraised in line with standard National Archives of Scotland procedures
Acquired by Andrew Barclay Sons & Co Ltd following the take-over of business in 1930
There are no know publication that use this material
This material is original
Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 8October2001
No alterations made to date