Industry

George Kay and Sons, Coach-builders

In a further article in George Beattie’s series on Dunfermline’s Industrial Past, George presents the history of George Kay and Sons, whose coach-building business ran from 1881 to 1996 and spanned the transition from hand built horse drawn vehicles to automobile accident repairs.

H&J Philp, 19th C. Dunfermline Builders

George Beattie, who gave the Society an interesting talk in 2014, has extensively researched the history of Dunfermline’s industrial past. In H&J Philp he shows us a remarkable letter head used by this firm and relates their history.