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PostPosted: Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:50 pm    Post subject: Wallace & Co. Netherplace Reply with quote

Wallace & Co Netherplace Ltd. Newton Mearns

Netherplace opened around 1795, originally as a bleachfield. It combined later with the Tofts works, specialising in bleaching, dying and printing. Tofts works was demolished in 1930. By 1861, Netherplace employed 400 people.
Netherplace was owned by John Wallace who lived in Netherplace Cottage located near by the works.
John Wallace died in 1891 but Wallace and Company was to last for almost a hundred years after his death as part of the large Manchester based calico printers association.



The Roll of Honour is reproduced with the kind permission of East Renfrewshire Library and Information Services.

THE ROLL OF HONOUR WALLACE & Co. NETHERPLACE LIMITED

Robert Harper Royal Scots
Daniel Ferrie Royal Field Artillery
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HARPER, ROBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 23553
Date of Death: 15/09/1916
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 13th Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 6 D and 7 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information:

Born in Newton Mearns in 1894.
Killed at the Somme, France 15 September 1916 aged 22.
Commemorated on Mearns Parish Kirk War Memorial and the Newton Mearns War Memorial.
In the 1911 census, he was living at Malletsheugh, son of Robert & Marion Harper.
Occupation - Bleachfield worker.

Surname HARPER
First name Robert
Service Number 23553
Date Death 15/09/1916
Decoration
Place of birth Newton Mearns Renfrewshire
Other 13th Bn.
SNWM roll THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)
Rank Pte
Theatre of death F. & F.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FERRIE, D
Rank: Gunner
Service No: 166094
Date of Death: 20/05/1917
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery 88th Bty. 14th Bde.
Grave Reference: I. C. 6.
Cemetery: FOSSE NO.10 COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, SAINS-EN-GOHELLE
Additional Information:

Born in Newton Mearns in 1887
Killed 20 May 1917 in France, aged 30.
In 1911 census - Occupation - Lace & Muslin finisher at Bleachfield.
Boarder with Mary Dawson, 48 Main Street, Newton Mearns.
Commemorated on the Newton Mearns War Memorial

Surname FERRIE
First name Daniel
Service Number 166094
Date Death 20/05/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Newton Mearns Renfrewshire
Other
SNWM roll ROYAL HORSE AND ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY
Rank Gnr
Theatre of death F. & F.

John
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 27, 2013 5:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a Gilmour & Dean roll of honour, printed in Glasgow. There is another one in Carluke:

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=3320

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