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Dickson Candle Co. Ltd.

Constitution Limited company
Company Number Registered in Scotland No.804
Share Capital £not known
Date of Incorporation 28th December 1877
Date of Dissolution 15th March 1882
Registered Office Loanead, Midlothian
Oil Works Edgefield Candle Works

A limited company formed to take forward the candle-making business of Stair Dickson; a co-partnership in which Stair Dickson, Alexander Dickson, and Charles Dickson were partners, previously based in Dalkeith, but with land leased to build the Edgefield Candleworks, Loanhead. The company were candle manufacturers and tallow makers, and while there is no evidence that they were involved in processing of shale oil products at Edgefield, the premises are close to the Pentland and Straiton oil works, and share a site with premises marked on OS maps as Eldin Oil Works.

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