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Lord Provost Ian Johnson-Gilbert Presenting Gold Watch To Leith Roperie Employee On Fifty Years Service c.1959


About this memory

Harry Eccles (left) with his wife Margaret (née MacNaughton) and Lord Provost (right).

British Ropes Ltd was formed in 1924 and acquired the Edinburgh Roperie And Sailcloth Company in 1926.

From a collection of JLT Wood including rope works publicity photographs. Mr Wood worked in sales for the company.

Donor number: 0446-027

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