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Jones & Shipman of New Century Works, East-Park Road, Leicester are makers of machine tools.
1911 Pollard left to start F. Pollard and Co a rival company.
The company became A. A. Jones and Shipman
1917 Advert. Drilling machines and sleeves and sockets. 
1919 Advert. Drilling machines and other tools. 
1920 Jan. Issued catalogue on a range of machine tools. 
1920 September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with a large drilling machine for work on burrer forgings for the railways. 
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1946 Moved to new site at Narborough Road, South
1972 Received support for a project from government programme for the machine tool industry 
1998 Acquired by Renold.
2014 Producing sophisticated grinding machines. Now a subsidiary of Hardinge.