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Duncan McKechnie

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Makers of Copper Sulphate, of St Helens

c.1865 established.

1871 Duncan McKechnie estbalished business in St Helens for copper extraction[1]

1891 Acquired by United Alkali Co. Two of Duncan's sons, Daniel and Alexander McKechnie formed a partnership in copper and silver refining in Widnes - see McKechnie Brothers.

1925 Closed.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 06, 1956
  • National Archives [1]