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Jowett Engineering

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of Howden Clough, Birstall.

1901 Company founded - see Jowett

1919 Private company - Jowett Cars Ltd.

1935 Public company.

1956 Acquired by Blackburn and General Aircraft[1]

The company became Jowett Engineering Ltd

1960 Absorbed into Hawker Siddeley

1961 Automobile, aeronautical and general engineers. 200 employees.[2]

1979 Name changed to Hawker Siddeley Electric Motors Ltd; the principal business was export of electric motors and control gear.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 24, 1955
  2. * 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE