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William McGeoch and Co

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Dec 1921.
May 1930.

of 28 West Campbell Street, Glasgow

William McGeoch and Co Ltd., of Warwick Works, Coventry Rd, Birmingham; of 28 West Campbell St., Glasgow.

1832 Business established, presumably by William McGeoch (1808- )

Later the business was run by William McGeoch, Senior

1904 Supplied electrical fitting to the training ship HMS Bellerophon

1922 Employees 400-500. Directors: Lauchlan A. McGeoch (Chairman and Managing), Alexander McGeoch, O.B.E. William McGeoch, Robert Archibald, D. T. Wilson, J.P. Products: Ships' hardware and metal cabin furnishings, signal lamps, ships' oil and candle lamps, motor lamps, switches, switchboards, electrical accessories and fittings.

1982 Acquired by Bowthorpe Holdings[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 19, 1982