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Glentore Mineral Oil Co. Ltd.

Company number:
Registered in Scotland, No. 251
Share capital:
Not known
13th September 1866
25th November 1881
Registered office:

Airdrie, Lanarkshire

The company's objects were “The extracting or distilling crude oil and other products from coal or shale or other substances, the redistilling, purifying or converting crude oil into refined oil, and other products. The leasing and purchasing and erection of works, furnaces and retorts for the above. The purchase or lease of lands, works and erection of offices and workmen’s houses and other buildings.

The company is not named in valuation rolls for Loanhead (Glentore) Oil Works.


  • Alexander Burrell - Solicitor, Glasgow
  • John Craig - Paper Maker, Moffat Mill, Airdrie
  • Matthew Fleming - Merchant, Airdrie
  • James Paterson - Airdrie
  • James Watson - Banker, Airdrie
  • Robert Watson - Merchant, Cardowan
  • Robert Watt - Solicitor, Airdrie

  • Associated references
    • Registration Records transcribed from dissolved company records held by the National Archives of Scotland.