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Millburn Oil Works

Location Uncertain, perhaps 55.738778, -3.946090.show in map
Former parish and county Parish of Dalserf, Lanarkshire
Current local authority area South Lanarkshire
Construction history Oil plant assembled c.1884?
Ownership history Smith Bros. & Murling
Demolition history Not known
Current status of site Agriculture, woodland

Background

Redwood notes that Milburn Oil Works, proprietors Smith Bros. & Murling, located in Larkhall, operated in 1884, producing crude only; made chiefly from dross of main seam of common coal.

Valuation Records

Valuation rolls for 1885, list Smith Bros. & Muurling as proprietors, Jas. Scott manager, with a rateable value of £230 for the chemical works and £10 for associated house. Valuation rolls for 1895 list proprietors as Richard Smith's executors, chemical manufacturers, John Jamieson manager and rateable values of £230 for works and £10 for house

Maps

Ordnance Survey maps reproduced by kind permission of the Trustees of the National Library of Scotland

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