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Associated British Oil Engines

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of Airedale Works, Leeds 10 Leeds 20965 (1948)

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Brush A. B. O. E. Group.

1948 Advert for McLaren/Brush diesel electric generating plant (55kW output) as a way for customers to protect themselves against power cuts[1].

1949 The company was working closely with Henry Meadows Ltd; exchange of directors[2]

By 1953 the constituent companies were:

1961 The Associated British Oil Engines group of companies was acquired by Hawker Siddeley.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 2 November 1948
  2. The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Mar 08, 1949