Scottish shale Scottish shale

James Liddell & Co.

1870 or earlier
Dissolved 1880 upon the formation of Walkinshaw Oil Company Ltd.
Registered office:

37 Houston St., Glasgow

James Liddell & Co., of 37 Houston St. Glasgow are listed in valuation rolls as proprietors of both Hallfarm oil works in Broxburn (between c.1870 and c.1877), and East Fulton oil works in Renfrewshire (between c.1873 and 1880). The office address seems to be a private address, listed in Post Office directories as home to Mrs Margaret Bowman and Mrs Dobie. The Renfrewshire interests of the company were merged into the Walkinshaw Oil Co. Ltd. in 1880.


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