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Thomas R Callan

22 Smith Street

Ayr , Ayrshire

United Kingdom   KA7 1TF

Telephone : +44 (0)1292 267681

Fax : +44 (0)1292 261671

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Historically . . .
The Callan family were dairy farmers at the turn of the 1900’s. Their farm, Fenwickland, was located in, what is now, built up Belmont. The family retailed butter and milk to the people of Ayr. Several carts went out every morning selling milk, dispensed in Jugs.

It was after the 1914-18 war that Callans founder, Thomas Callan turned his back on farming and started his apprenticeship with Dewars Auctioneers in Ayr’s Kyle Street. Dewars sold livestock as well as furniture and the first salethe young Thomas conducted was cattle.

It was when Dewars went into liquidation in 1933, that Thomas decided the time was right to set up his own business, and opened his auction hall in Ayr’s High Street, where BHS is these days. Two auctions a week were held - on Tuesdays for... Read more Read more

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