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David Yoolow Stewart

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David Yoolow Stewart (1813-1882) of D. Y. Stewart and Co, and Henry Rossell and Co

1813 Born in Dundee

Inventor of method of casting iron pipes vertically

1847 Formation of partnership with Howard Bowser, presumably became D. Y. Stewart and Co

ca.1851 Birth of son William Black Stewart

1857 Patented improvements in moulding or manufacturing cast iron pipes[1]

1860 Left Henry Rossell and Co

1861 Iron Founder employing 123 Men & 14 Boys, living in Glasgow with Susan Stewart 47, Isabella 19, Agnes 17, Georgena 11, Florence 7, Henry 5, Mary Jane 3[2]

1882 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette, 10 March 1857
  2. 1861 census