Records of M C Thomson & Co, Neilston, East Renfrewshire, Scotland

Scope and Content

Correspondence, financial records, purchase receipts and City of Glasgow Bank cheques, 1863-1865

Administrative / Biographical History

M C Thomson & Co were established as a firm of flax spinners by 1863  based at Broadlie Mill, Neilston, East Renfrewshire, Scotland. The company supplied flax products, yarns and rope around the UK and Ireland. The company was still functioning in 1865 .


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Unknown : ACCN 2530

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Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at  by searching for call reference MS Gen 1705

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 24 February 2003

No alterations made to date

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