Scottish shale Scottish shale

James Gemmell

Company number:
Not known
Share capital:
Pre 1878
Post 1898
Registered office:

135 Buchanan St. Glasgow

Oil works:

A coalmaster will various mineral interests in the Slamannan area, and a probable association with a small oil works at Drumbrow. Listed in the 1884 "List of Mines" as proprietor of West Longrigg pit.


  • James Gemmell - Coalmaster, Slamannan
  • John Gemmell

  • Newspaper references
    • THE Subscribers, the Trustees of the late James Gemmell, Coalmaster, Slamannan, who resided at Seamill, West Kilbride, have no interest in the Business of Coalmasters and Coal Merchants, formerly carried on at 135 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, and West Longrigg, and at Hill, near Dalserf, by the said deceased, and by the Subscriber John Gemmell, under the Firm name of JAMES GEMMELL, which has, since 1st June 1897, the date of the said James Gemmell's death, been carried on by the said John Gemmell for his own behoof, and to whom the Business now belongs. The said John Gemmell will uplift payment of all debts due to, and will be responsible for all debts due by, the said Firm.

      Edinburgh Gazette, 3rd May, 1898