Records of Maitland (Ironfounders) Ltd, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Stocktaking records 1954-1959
  • Correspondence 1950-1982
  • Site plans 1953-1954

Administrative / Biographical History

Maitland (Ironfounders) Ltd , ironfounders, was established works at the Gartlea Foundry, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, in the 1890s  . The company produced grey iron castings and by the 1960s their main activities included die casting for the motor industry, transmission casting of gear boxes, machine engine and tool casting and general engineering castings. In 1953  , the company was acquired by Fullerton, Hodgart & Barclay Ltd , engineers, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, and was operated as a subsidiary company. The liquidators offered Maitland's for sale in 1979  but it is unclear as to who purchased the company. Fullerton, Hodgart & Barclay Ltd was liquidated in 1977, and, in 1982  , Maitland (Ironfounders) Ltd was also liquidated.


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Acquisition Information

Loan : liquidators : c.1977

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Digital file level list available in searchroom

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Received directly from liquidators


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