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John Wilson and Son (of Glasgow)

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of Glasgow, Govan and Johnstone

Tube manufacturing, brass founders and hydraulic engineers

The firm of J. and W. Wemyss, engineers, was transferred to John Wilson and Son (well-known in Glasgow as tube maker).

1901 rolling mill engine displayed outside Swansea Museum

1906 John Wilson MP, principal of the firm, died

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