Govan Colliery

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Colliery in the Gorbals, leased in the last 1790s to Lt Col. Andrew Houstoun and 'Houston Rae'. 'In the last three years of the century the partners' profits were £10,166 9s and the lease was valued at £30,000.


Peter L. Payne 'The Govan Collieries 1804-1805', Business History Vol. III (1960) pp. 75-96.