Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Henry Monteith and Co

From Graces Guide

of Blantyre, Lanarkshire.

Turkey-red dyers and calico printers.

1783 the first Turkey-red works in Great Britain was started at Barrowfield by David Dale and George Macintosh

1805 the Barrowfield works were sold to Henry Monteith

This business was carried on at Blantyre under the firm of Henry Monteith & Co.

By 1886 it had become by far the oldest of all of the Turkey-red houses.


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Sources of Information

  • Glasgow men by James MacLehose, 1886 [1]