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Pumpherston Oil Co

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of 135 Buchanan Street, Glasgow

1883 The company was registered on 3 November, to acquire certain properties on leases for 31 years. [1]

1905 Two directors were Archibald and William Fraser who took over the Wanlockhead lead mines

1919 The shale oil companies, including Pumpherston Oil, were amalgamated as Scottish Oils

1936 Scottish Oils was one of the UK's suppliers of petrol[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, 27 January 1936