- Financial records 1909-1935;
- Whinhill records 1936-1939.
Records of the Greenock Ropework Co, rope makers, Whinhill, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland
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- Dates of Creation1909-1939
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Greenock Ropeworks Ltd, Whinhill, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland, was founded in the early 20th century and was acquired by the Gourock Ropeworks Co Ltd, Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, in 1936 and operated as a subsidiary of the Gourock company. The Greenock Ropeworks Ltd produced cotton fishing nets and manila trawl nets and by 1954 was a specialist unit for working in soft hemp. The company was dissolved in 1999 .
Generally arranged chronologically within record series.
Gourock Ropeworks Co Ltd : Port Glasgow : c.1971
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The bulk of this material was received directly from the creator by the Economic History Department, Glasgow University in c1971. Management of the collection transferred to Glasgow University Archives in 1975.
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