John Lowson, Jnr & Co Ltd, Jute Manufacturers, Forfar

Scope and Content

Minute books 1898-1950; ledgers 1898-1952; journals 1898-1952; annual report and balance sheets 1874-1955; share certificates 1903-1955.

Administrative / Biographical History

The firm was incorporated as a limited company in 1898 but had been trading under the same name since at least the 1870s. It became a subsidiary of Jute Industries Ltd, ca 1955.


Records are arranged within series.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by Sidlaw Group PLC in 1980, 1993 and 1994 (AccM/112, AccM/131, AccM/295, AccM/310).

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.


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Additional Information

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