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John Neil

John Neil (b 1834) was a biscuit manufacturer and town councillor.

Born in Paisley, Neil became a biscuit manufacturer after moving to Glasgow as a young man. When he sold his business in 1873, it employed 140 people and maintained twenty-five delivery vans and thirty horses.

Neil served as a councillor from 1872 until 1893. He was a temperance campaigner and lived in Whitehill.

Reference: Mitchell Library, 920.04BAI

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
biscuit manufacturers, biscuits, councillors, temperance



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