WANTED, 2000 Petroleum Barrels and 1000 Iron bound Puncheons, all in sound condition, and delivered free te Forth and Clyde Paraffine Oil and Chemical Works, Kirkintilloch - Offers to be sent to Lester, Wyllie & Co. 146 Buchanan Street, Glasgow.
Glasgow Herald, 2nd April 1866.
KIRKINTILLOCH – VALUABLE OIL REFINERY FOR SALE.
IN ORDER TO ENSURE A SALE, THESE WORKS WILL BE EXPOSED AT THE GREATLY REDUCED UPSET PRICE OF £1800.
There will be Exposed for SALE, within the Faculty Hall, Glasgow, on Wednesday the 5th day of July 1871, at Two o'clock afternoon, ALL and WHOLE that PLOT or AREA of GROUND, containing 3 Acres, 30 Poles or thereby Imperial measure, as also ALL and WHOLE the PLOT or PIECE of GROUND, containing 3 acres, 2 Roods and 30 Poles or thereby Imperial measure, with the complete PARAFFIN OIL REFINERY thereon, all belonging to the Sequestered estate of Lester, Wylie & Company, Crude and Paraffin Oil Manufacturers. The Works, which it is estimated are capable of Refining about 300 Barrels per Week, are in excellent working order and are situated in the immediate vicinity of the Town of Kirkintilloch, within a few yards of the east bank of the Forth and Clyde Canal, to which there is free access, and at a distance of about 400 yards from the North British Railway.
The Feu-Duty is £62, 8s, 6d. For further particulars apply to McCKELLAND, SON & Co. C.A., 140 St. Vincent Street Glasgow, with the latter of whom are the Tittle-Deeds and Articles of Roup. Glasgow 22nd June 1871.
Scotsman, 4th July 1871