GOUROCK ROPEWORK CO

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 197 DYBRI/18
  • Dates of Creation
      1934-1971
  • Physical Description
      40 items, 3 volumes

Scope and Content

Records accumulated by Bridon PLC.

The records listed below relate almost entirely to the later years of the overseas companies.

Administrative / Biographical History

Administrative History The firm, based at Port Glasgow had its origins in the eighteenth century (see DY/BRI/18/12) in the manufacture of hempen rope and canvas. In 1938 it acquired the wire rope making firm of Archibald Thomson, Black and Co.

Access Information

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Note

Part of the records of Bridon PLC (formerly British Ropes)

Related Material

Related Material The records of the Scottish-based works are deposited in the Glasgow University Archives.