Records of Finlay & Davidson, cast iron goods manufacturers, Port Eglinton, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Materials, time and wages cost book of David Davidson for the Victoria Street Foundry 1869

Administrative / Biographical History

The firm of Finlay & Davidson, cast iron goods manufacturers, Port Eglinton, Glasgow, Scotland, opened the Victoria Street Foundry , Glasgow, sometime around 1868. David Davidson, one of the partners of Finlay & Davidson, took an active role in the management of the Victoria Street Foundry. The foundry appears in Glasgow trade directories until 1885 when it is presumed that the foundry closed.


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Revised by Jenny Cooknell , Assistant Archivist, 17 September 1999

Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 25 April 2002

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