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Nitshill & Lesmahagow Coal Co.

Company number:
Not known
Share capital:
1868 or earlier
1892 or later
Registered office:

37 St. Vincent Place, Glasgow

Oil works:

Nitshill & Lesmahagow Coal Company were listed under "coalmasters" in Glasgow Post Office directories, between 1868 to 1892; Earlier directories listed the "Nitshill Coal Company" The 1867 Slater's royal national commercial directory lists under "paraffin oil manufacturers" in the Barrhead area "Nitshill Coal Company, Nitshill, Hurlet".


  • James Coats
  • Thomas Coats
  • James Lancaster


  • Nitshill Paraffin Oil Works
  • Coke ovens, stables and offices at Nitshill
  • Housing at Brick Row, Smithy Row, Freetrader's Row, Brick Row, Stable Row, Newland Row and oilworks cottage, Nitshill