Person NameCastlecary Fireclay Co Ltd; Falkirk; 1909-1937; fireclay manufacturers
Epithetfireclay manufacturers
ActivityCastlecary Fireclay Co was a manufacturer of fireclay based in Castlecary, Falkirk. It was established during the late 19th century by Alexander Weir and incorporated in 1909 with the registration number SC007127, and went into liquidation in 1919. It was re-incorporated in 1919 with the registration number SC010598, and was dissolved in 1937.The works in Castlecary were known as Weir's Castlecary in order to distinguish them from Stein's Castlecary Works which were nearby. The company acquired Faskine & Palacecraig Brick & Coal Co in 1918. It was taken over by General Refractories of Sheffield in 1936 and became part of the Glenboig Union Fireclay Co. The works closed in 1968.
Corporate NameCastlecary Fireclay Co Ltd
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