Records of William Smith & Son (Quarrymasters) Ltd, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Certificate of incorporation 1936
  • Memorandum and articles of association 1935-1968
  • Directors reports and accounts 1968-1969
  • Agreement for acquisition of company by William Lind & Co Ltd 1966
  • Financial records 1937-1969
  • Tender records 1961-1966
  • Quarry records 1940-1971
  • Staff records 1964-1967
  • Map of Loanhead Quarry, 20th century

Administrative / Biographical History

By 1936  , William Smith & Son were established as quarry masters at Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, Scotland, and operated a quarry at Loanhead, Renfrewshire. The company was incorporated as William Smith & Son (Quarrymasters) Ltd in 1936. In 1966  , the company was acquired by William Lind & Co Ltd , quarry masters, Elderslie, Renfrewshire, and the company's head office was moved to Elderslie, Renfrewshire. In 2002, William Smith & Son (Quarrymasters) Ltd was still registered as a non-trading dormant company at Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.


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Acquisition Information

Permanent loan : William Lind, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire : 1980s: ACCN 0047*

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GB 248 UGD 105/1 Records of William Lind & Co Ltd

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