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Mitchell Engineering

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of Bedford Square, London

1919 Private company.

Post-WWI Frederick Gilbert Mitchell won his first contract to supply a coal handling plant to Birmingham Corporation[1]

1935 Name changed. (presumably from Mitchell Conveyor and Transporter Co or Mitchell Conveyor Co)

1935 Mr S. M'Ewen joins the board of directors.[2]

1935 Reports on coal-handling plants for Kemsley Paper Mill and Fulham Power Station.[3]

1937 Report on Coaling Plant at Fleetwood Dock.[4]

1938 Concerning extension of patents. '... it is the intention of Jenny Elfriede Loffler of 71 Toblerst, Zurich 7, Switzerland, Witkowitzer Bergbau-und Eisenhutten Gewerkschaft and Wilhelm Beyer both of Mahr, Ostrau 10, (Vitkovice-Zelezarny) Czechoslovakia, and Frederick Gilbert Mitchell and Mitchell Engineering Limited both of 1 Bedford Square, London, W.C.1, to present a petition to the High Court of Justice praying that the term of the above Letters Patent may be extended...' The London Gazette Publication date:16 September 1938 Issue:34552 Page:5931</ref>

1939 Report on the Loeffler Boiler Installation at Brimsdown "A" Power Station.[5]

1954 Part of Mitchell Engineering Co

1961 Manufacturers of boiler plant, mechanical handling equipment, nuclear power units and food machinery.[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Oct 09, 1962
  2. Aberdeen Journal - Monday 08 July 1935
  3. The Engineer 1936 Jul-Dec: Index
  4. The Engineer 1937 Jul-Dec: Index
  5. The Engineer 1939 Jan-Jun: Index
  6. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE