- Contract of copartnery: David Croll, Amsterdam, engineer, and John Hamilton, Broomielaw, rope and sail maker, John McAusland, engineer, William Denny, engineer and shipbuilder, Walter Brock, engineer and shipbuilder, Anthony Inglis, engineer and shipbuilder and John Inglis, engineer and shipbuilder, concerning the business of the rope and sail manufacturers firm of Hamilton & Co 1877
- Contract of copartnery: Peter Denny and John McAusland 1862
Records of Dumbarton Rope Work Co, rope and sail manufacturers, Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
In 1877 a group of shipbuilders and engineers, including Anthony and John Inglis, William Denny and David Croll of Amsterdam, Netherlands, took over the business of the Dumbarton rope and sail-maker John Hamilton, which had been known as Hamilton & Co . The new business was known as the Dumbarton Rope Work Co and its first manager was David Croll of Amsterdam.
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Gift : 12 May 1963
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Records deposited via the Business Archives Council of Scotland with the Economic History Department, Glasgow University, in 1963. Management of the collection transferred to Glasgow University Archives in 1975
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