James Bryson was the Superintendent of the Glasgow Fire Brigade, 1855-1884.
Bryson was born in Glasgow and served his apprenticeship as a joiner with Alexander Turner. When Turner became Superintendent of the Fire Brigade in 1849 Bryson became his assistant, and in 1855 he succeeded his former boss.
Reference: Mitchell Library, 920.04BAI
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning
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