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Hobourn Eaton Manufacturing Co

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Oct 1960.
Oct 1962.
Oct 1966.
October 1973.

Makers of lubricating oil pumps, of Strood, Rochester, Kent

1946 Eaton held a minority share in the business.

1955 Mentioned in connection with Hobourn Aero Components.[1]

1961 Precision engineers and manufacturing oil, hydraulic and rotary pumps, contractors to H.M. Government. [2]

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Rotary oil pumps.[3]

1981 Listed as 'Hobourn Eaton Ltd., Priory Road, Strood, Rochester'.[4]

1987 Patent 4673341 for a 'variable capacity roller- and vane-type pumps with non-circular cam profile'

See Hobourn Automotive

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Sources of Information

  1. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 22 April 1955
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. 1963 Motor Show
  4. The London Gazette Publication date:23 July 1981 Issue:48688 Page:9691