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of Ferrybridge, Knottingley.
1959 The name of Ferrybridge Industries was changed to Pollard Ball and Roller Bearing Co; subsidiaries included Pollard Bearings, Pollard Bearings (Northampton), Whitehouse Industries and Philidas.
1961 Manufacturers of ball and roller bearings.
1962 Development of a fully sealed bearing for submerged applications announced
1969 The Industrial Reorganisation Corporation supported the formation of a new bearings group Ransome Hoffmann Pollard Co by amalgamating Ransome and Marles Bearing Co, Pollard Ball and Roller Bearing Co and Hoffmann Manufacturing Co.