Bonar Hugh Smith

Scope and Content

Certificates of Incorporation, 1935-1961; Directors Minutes, 1903-1976; Directors Reports and Accounts, 1904-1989; Share records, 1937-1985; Legal records, 1921-1973.

Administrative / Biographical History

Hugh Smith was a family company established in 1875 producing heavy and medium machine tools designed primarily for shipbuilding and steel fabricators. Hugh Smith & Co Ltd was incorporated in 1903 and was voluntarily wound up in 1935 when Hugh Smith & Company (Possil) Ltd was incorporated. The name changed to Hugh Smith (Glasgow) Ltd in October 1960 and it became Bonar Hugh Smith in 1981.

Access Information

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by Low & Bonar PLC in 1978 and 2001 (AccM/77, AccM/80 and AccM/464).

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