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Scottish Oil Co. Ltd.

Company number:
Registered in Scotland No.236
Share capital:
Not known
12th April 1866
22nd June 1868
Registered office:

36 Hanover Street, Edinburgh

Despite the grand title, this short-lived firm was a operator of the small Burngrange Oil Works


  • Henry Christie - 13 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh
  • John Smith - East Preston Street, Edinburgh
  • Thomas Rymer Marshall - Princes Street, Edinburgh

  • Newspaper references
    • NOTICE is Hereby Given that the following Special Resolution, which was adopted at a Meeting of the SHAREHOLDERS of The SCOTTISH OIL COMPANY (Limited), held on the 8th day of June 1868, has been confirmed at a subsequent Meeting of said Company held on the 22nd day of June aforesaid :— "That this Company be wound up voluntarily, in terms of the Companies Act 1862, and that Mr David Marshall, Chartered Accountant in Edinburgh, be appointed Liquidator, with all the powers conferred by the Statute of all which Intimation is hereby given, in terms of said Act", DAVID MARSHALL, C.A., Liquidator. Chambers, 17, George Street, Edinburgh, 23d June 1868.

      Edinburgh Gazette, 23rd June 1868

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