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James Bryson

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James Bryson

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

fire fighters, firemen, Glasgow Fire Brigade, Glasgow Fire Service, joiners, Superintendents

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