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McNaughton & Aitken

Constitution Copartnership
Date of Formation 1870 or earlier
Date of Dissolution 1875 or later
Office not known
Oil works Stonehouse Oil Works

Little is known of the proprietors of the Stonehouse Oil Works; Mr. McNaughton is described in a newspaper account (below) as a railway contractor



FIRE - On Sunday night of Monday morning, a wooden house, used as a store at the Stonehouse Shale Oil Works, situated at Slayholm, and belonging to Mr. M'Naughton, railway contractor, was destroyed by fire. Th origin of the fire is unknown, but is supposed to have been caused by some cinders falling from the fire-place to the floor. There was a considerable quantity of workman's tools in the place, which were burned. The damage is estimated from £30 to £40.

The Hamilton Advertiser, 21st March 1868


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