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Robert Galloway & Co.

Constitution Copartnership
Date of Formation 1871 or earlier
Date of Dissolution 1874 or later
Office not known
Oil works Tarbrax Oil Works

Proprietors of Tarbrax oil works in the early 1870's.

Listed in the Edinburgh Post Office as:



SHALE OIL WORKS FOR SALE. To be sold, The Works at Tarbrax, near Auchengray, together with the present tenants interest in the lease of the Mineral Field adjoining. The Works comprise Bench of Forth Retorts, with Condensers &c., complete; Mall-Iron store tank – capacity; 100,000 gallons; Pit winding Engines and fittings; Managers house; Twelve workmen's cottages; wooden house, capable of lodging 30 workmen; stable, cooperage, Store, Smithy, and office; also, the whole plant and rolling stock. A branch of the Caledonian Railway is completed into the Works. For further particulars, apply to Robert Galloway, 143 Prince's Street, Edinburgh. Edinburgh, December 23, 1867. 

The Glasgow Herald, 1st January 1868


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