Records of Blantyre Engineering Co Ltd, engineers and iron founders, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Photographs of collieries and machinery 1926-1946
  • Catalogue 1960s

Administrative / Biographical History

Blantyre Engineering Co Ltd was manufacturing colliery and other ore processing equipment from from at least 1926 until the 1960s Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, . It specialised in pit head gear and provided machinery to the Annesley Colliery, Nottighamshire, England; Chester South Moor, Durham, England; Westergate Colliery, Durham; and Wester Auchengiesh Colliery, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.


This material is arranged into series, one for production records and several for photographs, arranged according to subject

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GB 800001 Minute books, cash books, journals, order books, job books, drawings and photographs 20th century (Private, enquiries to the National Register of Archives in Scotland)

GB 243 Mining and quarrying plant records 20th century (Glasgow City Archives)

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Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 17 December 2002