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Aurora Gearing Co

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February 1959.
1960

Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield.

Previously Aurora Steel and Iron Gearing Co (Wilmot North) (changed name perhaps c.1923[1])

WWII Manufactured gears for tanks and landing craft [2]

1949 Public flotation of Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North)[3]; factories in Sheffield and Bakewell; specialists in gear wheels and gearing systems for heavy industry[4]

1957 Acquired Emil Machining Co[5]. Name changed to Aurora Gear and Engineering Co.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Nov 27, 1964
  2. Sheffield. Armourer to the British Empire. Stewart Dalton. 2004. ISBN 1-903425-13-1
  3. The Times Apr 16, 1949
  4. The Times, Apr 08, 1949
  5. The Times, Sep 12, 1957