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A.M. Fell & Co.

Constitution Copartnership
Date of Formation 1863 or earlier
Date of Dissolution 1863 or later
Office not known
Oil works Crofthead Oil Works

A.M Fell & Co. are noted at proprietors of the Crofthead Oil Works in a newspaper article of 1863. A.M. Fell was one of four partners of the West Calder Oil Co. established c.1863, proprietors of the Gavieside Oil Works



CROFTHEAD. 10th of March, 1863 was great day at Crofthead, and one long to be remembered, are we are sort of primitive people here—a kind of bushmen in fact, in way. London, Glasgow, and Edinburgh may be much more popular places than this. but l am sure they are not more loyal; judging from the number of great demonstrations which took place, and the gigantic proportions which they assumed. First of all the Company men had a treat from their employers, through the kind exertions W. I. Muir. Esq., the latter had a large bonfire on Falahill, which showed its reflections over a great distance; then the employees of the Oil Works (A. M. Fell & Co.) had a splendid supper and ball over their works; the employees of G. Gray, Esq., Leavenseat Lime-works, had also a supper and ball, they had also a large bonfire Leavenseat hill, which burned with great grandeur.

The Hamilton Advertiser, 14th March 1863


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