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Benhar Coal Co. Ltd.

Constitution Limited company
Company number Scottish Company No. 389
Share capital ?
Date of Incorporation 19th January 1872
Date of Dissolution 13th April 1892
Registered Office 31 St Andrews Square, Edinburgh (George Simpson's Office) on 31st January 1872; 21 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, on 29th May 1874; 31 Princess Street, Edinburgh (Chamber of Patrick Turnbull C.A.) on 1st March 1879
Oil Works Benhar Oil Works,
Hillhouserigg Oil Works,
Broxburn (Simpson's) Oil Work

A limited company establish to take forward George Simpson's coal mining interests in the Benhar coalfield, merging with the Niddie Coal Company in 1874. Through complex and often controversial arrangements the company was at various times, proprietor of a number of oil works




benhar certificate

Share certificate, LVSAV2014.054


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