- Directors' reports and accounts 1971-1982
- Company secretary's files 1969-1983
- Marketing and public relations records c.1975
Records of Newark Ferguson Ltd, marketing company, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Marketing company, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland . Incorporated on 1 March 1971 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Ferguson Brothers (Port Glasgow) Ltd , shipbuilders, Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, to market Newark stern glands, propeller shaft seals, designed and manufactured by its parent company and to act as an agent for the engineering industry.
In 1975, Newark Ferguson Ltd was sold by Ferguson Brothers (Port Glasgow) Ltd to Scott Lithgow Ltd , shipbuilders, Greenock, at book value. This followed the transfer of the Newark stern gland business to Cowal Engineering Company Ltd , Greenock.
The company was nationalised as part of Scott Lithgows Ltd and British Shipbuilders in 1977 and was dissolved in 1984.
This material is arranged into series, which consist of numbers of items related by function and/or format. Within series, the items are generally arranged chronologically.
Conditions Governing Access
National Archives of Scotland : 1994
Held under the charge and superintendence of the Keeper of the Records of Scotland
Other Finding Aids
Manual file level list of the Scott Lithgow Group collection available in searchroom
Alternative Form Available
No known copies
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 the Keeper of the Records of Scotland
This material has been appraised in line with National Archives of Scotland procedures
Records held by Scott Lithgow Ltd prior to acquisition by the National Archives of Scotland
No known publication using this material
This material is original
The fonds level of description wascompiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 12 October 2001
No alterations made to date