1856 – The firm is established as tobacco pipe makers in McFarlane Street, Glasgow. 1870 – Firm moves to Lambhill Street, Glasgow. 1871 – William C Wood & Sons, McFarlane Street, later, Lambhill Street, Paisley Road, Glasgow. 1873 – 1874 – Wood, Wm. C, & Sons, tobacco pipe manufacturers, Plantation Pipe Works, Lambhill Street, off Paisley…
(Note – SBH – Is this the same George Smith that at one time operated the Caledonia Brickfield, Paisley ?).
1854 – Albert Plumbago Crucible Works, Fauldhouse Street, Rutherglen Road, Glasgow established (As detailed on an 1893 letterhead/invoice).
04/05/1861 – Perry’s Bankrupt Gazette – Scotch partnerships dissolved – A.G Baxter and George Smith, Crucible manufacturers, Glasgow. 24th April. Debts by Smith.
29/07/1880 – Glasgow Evening Post – George Smith, Crucible manufacturer, Glasgow applies to erect buildings in Fauldhouse Street.
19/10/1892 – Edinburgh Evening News – The personal estate of the late Mr George Smith, Crucible manufacturer, Glasgow who resided at Holborn, Dumbreck, has been returned at £14,900.
30/09/1893 – George Smith, Crucible manufacturer, Albert Plumbago Crucible Works, Fauldhouse Street, Rutherglen Road, Glasgow. (As detailed on an 1893 letterhead/invoice).