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.

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Coal owners, in the Central coalfield of Scotland

c.1925 Produced 1,000,000 tons per year

The Company was owned by the steel-making firm of David Colville and Sons of Motherwell. Mr. John Craig was Chairman of both companies; Lord Kylsant, representing Harland and Wolff, a large shareholder, was a Director. John Brown and Co of Sheffield was also a large shareholder. The firm worked nine collieries and employs 5,700 men.

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