1969 Formed Marshall-Fowler tractor operation.
1975 Wards decided to close the Marshall-Fowler operations at Gainsborough and Leeds
1975 British Leyland acquired the Marshall-Fowler tractor factory at Gainsborough; the factory would be used to expand the Aveling-Barford business making earth moving and road construction equipment. The Marshall-Fowler range of tractors would be rationalised Presumably formed Aveling Marshall
1979 The crawler tractor interests were sold to a local farmer, Charles Nickerson. Company closed
1981 Marshalls bought the BMC Leyland Tractors business. The machines were re-badged and the colour changed. Production ceased in 1991.
Sources of Information
- The Times, Mar 03, 1973
- The Times, Sep 01, 1975
- The Times Nov 21, 1979