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Andrew Taylor (firm)

Constitution Copartnership or sole trader
Date of Formation prior to 1867
Date of Dissolution 1867
Office Operations based at Railway Chemical Works

A manufacturing chemist, proprietor of a short-lived paraffin refinery at Uphall. Listed in the 1867 Edinburgh Post Office directory as "Andrew Taylor, chemical works, Uphall"



SEQUESTRATION of ANDREW TAYLOR, Manufacturing Chemist, Uphall, by Bathgate. DAVID MARSHALL, Chartered Accountant in Edinburgh, has been elected Trustee on the estate; and Robert Kay Kinnimount, Merchant, Stewartfield, Broxburn, Alexander Sim, one of the Partners of the North British Colour Company, Leith, and John Vallance, Oil Refiner, Broxburn, have been elected Commissioners. The examination of the Bankrupt will take place within the Sheriff-Court-house, Linlithgow, on Wednesday the 5th day of June next, at one o'clock afternoon. The Creditors will meet within the Trustee's Chambers, 36, Hanover Street, Edinburgh, on Thursday the 13th day of June next, at two o'clock afternoon. DAVID MARSHALL, Trustee. Edinburgh, May 29, 1867.

Edinburgh Gazette, 31st May 1867


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