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Archibald Gilchrist

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Archibald Gilchrist

Archibald Gilchrist (1820-1900) was an engineer and shipbuilder.

Gilchrist was manager of Tod & MacGregor's engine works before becoming an engineering partner in Barclay, Curle & Co in 1857. He was Chairman of the latter company, 1887-1900. he was elected Deacon Convenor of the Trades House in 1875.

In 1872 Gilchrist purchased Dunoon Castle for his home. His son James was Chairman of Barclay, Curle & Co, 1900-1917.

Reference: Mitchell Library, 920.04BAI

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

Keywords:
Barclay, Curle & Co, Chairmen, Deacon Convenors, engineers, shipbuilding, shipyards, Tod & MacGregor, Trades House



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