About Strathisla Whisky Distillery
1940 – Jay (George) Pomeroy acquires majority shares in William Longmore & Co. Pomeroy is jailed as a result of dubious business transactions and the distillery goes bankrupt in 1949.
2 400 000 litres
MacDonald Ingram & Co. purchases the distillery.
William Longmore acquires the distillery.
The distillery name changes to Strathisla.
The distillery is badly damaged by fire.
Another accident strikes; a dust explosion in the malt mill.
William Longmore retires and hands operations to his son-in-law John Geddes-Brown. William Longmore & Co. is formed.
The distillery changes name to Milton.
Chivas Brothers buys the run-down distillery at a compulsory auction for £71,000 and starts restoration.
The name reverts to Strathisla.
The number of stills is increased from two to four.
A heavily peated whisky, Craigduff,
The Chivas Group is acquired by Pernod Ricard.
Reproduced from the Malt Whisky Yearbook 2009 with the kind permission of Mr Ingvar Ronde