|/ /1813||Benjamin Conner|
Born, worked with Robert Napier and the Caledonian Railway as the locomotive superintendent.
|/ /1815||Robert Napier|
Starts own business.
|/ /1821||David Elder|
Joins Robert Napier as manager of his works.
|/ /1821||Robert Napier|
Takes over Camlachie works.
|/ /1836||Robert Napier|
Takes over Lancefield Quay works.
|/ /1838||Robert Napier|
Receives order to build engines for the Royal Navy.
|/ /1839||Robert Napier
Cunard places orders for the engines to his ships with Napier.
|/ /1841||Robert Napier|
Buys land in Govan for iron shipyard.
|/ /1848||Robert Napier|
Buys the Parkhead Forge for his sons James R. Napier and John Napier.
|/ /1848||John Elder|
Son of David Elder, joins Robert Napier as draughtsman and invents the Compound Steam Engine.
|/ /1859||Robert Napier|
Gains sole control of the Parkhead Forge from his sons.
|/ /1862||Robert Napier|
Builds PS Scotia for Cunard, their last Paddle Steamer.
|/ /1876||Robert Napier|
|/ /1876||Alexander C Kirk|
Takes over Robert Napier's business.
|/ /1899||William Beardmore (Junior)|
Buys the goodwill of Robert Napier & Sons. Takes over the shipyard in Govan.