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of [[Clyde Iron Works]], Greenock, near Glasgow
of [[Clyde Iron Works]], Greenock, near Glasgow


1786 [[Thomas Edington]] and [[William Cadell junior]], in association with [[Carron Co|Carron Iron Works]], built [[Clyde Iron Works]], on the north bank of the river Clyde, a few miles south east of Glasgow, primarily to relieve the pressure on Carron for armaments.  
1786 [[Thomas Edington]] and [[William Cadell, Junior]], in association with [[Carron Co|Carron Iron Works]], built [[Clyde Iron Works]], on the north bank of the river Clyde, a few miles south east of Glasgow, primarily to relieve the pressure on Carron for armaments.  


1810 The Clyde works were bought by [[Colin Dunlop]] and firm became [[Colin Dunlop and Co]].  
1810 The Clyde works were bought by [[Colin Dunlop]] and firm became [[Colin Dunlop and Co]].  
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Later became [[James Dunlop and Co]]
Later became [[James Dunlop and Co]]


1897 [[Calderbank Iron Works]] was taken over by [[James Dunlop and Co]] and work picked up.
1897 [[Calderbank Iron Works]] was taken over by James Dunlop and Co and work picked up.


1900 [[James Dunlop and Co]] was registered on 19 May, to acquire the businesses of ironmasters, colliery owners and steel manufacturers of [[James Dunlop and Co]] and the [[Calderbank Iron Works|Calderbank Steel Co]]. <ref>The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908</ref>
1900 James Dunlop and Co was registered on 19 May, to acquire the businesses of ironmasters, colliery owners and steel manufacturers of James Dunlop and Co and the [[Calderbank Iron Works|Calderbank Steel Co]]. <ref>The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908</ref>


1914 Iron and coal masters and steel manufacturers. Specialities: hematite, "Clyde" and "Monkland" brands of pig iron; sulphate of ammonia, pitch, tar and oil; steel plates (Siemens-Martin). <ref>[[1914 Whitakers Red Book]]</ref>
1914 Iron and coal masters and steel manufacturers. Specialities: hematite, "Clyde" and "Monkland" brands of pig iron; sulphate of ammonia, pitch, tar and oil; steel plates (Siemens-Martin). <ref>[[1914 Whitakers Red Book]]</ref>


1920 [[Lithgows]] purchased steel makers [[James Dunlop and Co]].
1920 [[Lithgows]] purchased steel makers James Dunlop and Co


1931 the [[Lithgows]] agreed to merge their holdings in Dunlop with [[David Colville and Sons]], as a consequence of which the Lithgow brothers joined the board of the Colville companies, forming [[David Colville and Sons|Colvilles]]. It was decided to centralize pig iron manufacture at the former Dunlop's Clyde Iron Works. This resulted in the blast furnaces at [[Glengarnock Iron and Steel Co|Glengarnock]] closing down and the old rolling mill was also closed down.
1931 Lithgows agreed to merge their holdings in Dunlop with [[David Colville and Sons]], as a consequence of which the Lithgow brothers joined the board of the Colville companies, forming Colvilles. It was decided to centralize pig iron manufacture at the former Dunlop's Clyde Iron Works. This resulted in the blast furnaces at [[Glengarnock Iron and Steel Co|Glengarnock]] closing down and the old rolling mill was also closed down.


1934 the Lithgow brothers bought the shares of the [[Steel Company of Scotland]]. Their ownership of these shares posed a threat to the growing monopoly of the Colville group in supplying the shipbuilding market, and encouraged the Colville group to incorporate the Steel Company of Scotland in its rationalization scheme.
1934 Lithgow brothers bought the shares of the [[Steel Company of Scotland]]. Their ownership of these shares posed a threat to the growing monopoly of the Colville group in supplying the shipbuilding market, and encouraged the Colville group to incorporate the Steel Company of Scotland in its rationalization scheme.


== See Also ==
== See Also ==

Latest revision as of 10:34, 12 July 2012

of Clyde Iron Works, Greenock, near Glasgow

1786 Thomas Edington and William Cadell, Junior, in association with Carron Iron Works, built Clyde Iron Works, on the north bank of the river Clyde, a few miles south east of Glasgow, primarily to relieve the pressure on Carron for armaments.

1810 The Clyde works were bought by Colin Dunlop and firm became Colin Dunlop and Co.

Later became James Dunlop and Co

1897 Calderbank Iron Works was taken over by James Dunlop and Co and work picked up.

1900 James Dunlop and Co was registered on 19 May, to acquire the businesses of ironmasters, colliery owners and steel manufacturers of James Dunlop and Co and the Calderbank Steel Co. [1]

1914 Iron and coal masters and steel manufacturers. Specialities: hematite, "Clyde" and "Monkland" brands of pig iron; sulphate of ammonia, pitch, tar and oil; steel plates (Siemens-Martin). [2]

1920 Lithgows purchased steel makers James Dunlop and Co

1931 Lithgows agreed to merge their holdings in Dunlop with David Colville and Sons, as a consequence of which the Lithgow brothers joined the board of the Colville companies, forming Colvilles. It was decided to centralize pig iron manufacture at the former Dunlop's Clyde Iron Works. This resulted in the blast furnaces at Glengarnock closing down and the old rolling mill was also closed down.

1934 Lithgow brothers bought the shares of the Steel Company of Scotland. Their ownership of these shares posed a threat to the growing monopoly of the Colville group in supplying the shipbuilding market, and encouraged the Colville group to incorporate the Steel Company of Scotland in its rationalization scheme.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book