Records of Scott & Co, shipbuilders, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Inventory of process in submission by Scott & Co, shipbuilders, against Valery, Frre & Fils 1873-1875

Administrative / Biographical History

In  1844  , Hugh Moncrieff and Andrew Paterson were working as writers at an office located at 45 West George Street, Glasgow, Scotland. By  1864  they had been joined by Daniel Forbes and David Barr to form the firm of  Moncrieff, Paterson, Forbes & Barr also located at 45 West George Street. Some time  between 1892 and 1929  , the firm became  Moncrieff, Warren, Paterson & Co , D Bruce Warren being the new partner. This firm of solicitors continued to operate from the same premises until about  1970  when they moved to 1 Blythswood Square, Glasgow. Amongst their clients were William Dixon; and William S Dixon and the firm  William Dixon & Sons , coal and iron masters, Glasgow;  William Denny & Bros Ltd , shipbuilders, Dumbarton, Scotland; and  Scott & Co , shipbuilders, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland, Scotland. Scott & Co became Scott and Sons (Bowling) Ltd in 1958. In 1965, the company was taken over, at their invitation, by Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Greenock.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Access Information

private records deposited by owner


Acquisition Information

Loan : Moncrieff, Warren, Paterson & Co, Glasgow, solicitors : pre 1970

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File level list available in searchroom

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Appraisal Information

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Custodial History

Acquired direct from creators pre 1970


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Related Material

See source list on Shipping and Shipbuilding Industry available via the Glasgow University Archive Services home page at

GB 248 GD 320 Records of Lithgows Ltd

GB 248 GD 322 Records of Scott & Sons (Bowling) Ltd

GB 248 GD 323 Records of Scott Lithgow Ltd

GB 248 UGD 191 Records of Moncrieff, Warren, Paterson & Co

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Additional Information

This material is original

Updated by Jenny Cooknell , Assistant Archivist, 12 November 1999

Updated by Lesley Richmond , Acting Director, 3 March 2000

Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 19 February 2002