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Ronald Trist and Co

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1951. Advert for 'Mobrey' boiler control and magnetic level switches. Packing, jointing and seals
'Thermofeed', Feed Water Regulator manufactured by Ronald Trist and Co Ltd, 1-3, Brixton road, London, S.W.9.

of Bath Road, Slough; 12 Chipston-street, W.I. (1925).

1901 Company founded, presumably by A. Ronald Trist

1909 Company registered

1913 Advert for S. E. A. Ring Pistons. (Of 6 Lloyd's Avenue, London EC and 62 Robertson Street, Glasgow).

1919-20 Produced a three-wheel car with a 2.75hp engine. Production was also by Tankette [1]

1922 Engineers & Merchants, 12, Chipstone Street, London, W.1. Directors: Ronald A. Trist, G. S. F. Edwards, J. D. Tod. Manufactures: High-class engine packings, regulators and safety appliances for boilers, import and export of machinery and materials of every description.

1925 Mr E. L. Samson resigned from the position as general manager.[2]

1933 Petition for the winding up of the company[3]

1934 Private company.

1937 Engineering specialists. "S.E.A. Ring" Gland and Piston Packings. [4]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1940 Gland packings, pistons, jointings, regulators etc

1945 Advert for S. E. A. Rings, regulators and alarms etc

1951 Advert for 'Mobrey' boiler control and magnetic level switches

1951 Acquired by Bell's Asbestos and Engineering Ltd[5]

By 1955 was a subsidiary of Bell's Asbestos and Engineering (Holdings) Ltd.

1961 Manufacturers of boiler controls, liquid level controls, smoke density indicating and alarm equipment, moulded packings and seals, rubber and synthetic rubber engineering components. 700 employees. [6]

1962 Licensed rights to manufacture the instruments and controls designed by Fr. Sauter S.A. of Basle[7]

1965 Name changed to Ronald Trist Controls Ltd

1969 Ronald Trist Controls Ltd was a subsidiary of Bestobell[8]

1974 Name changed to Bestobell Mobrey Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. * A-Z of Cars of the 1920s by Nick Baldwin. 1994. ISBN 1 870979 53 2
  2. The Engineer 1925/05/29
  3. The Times Nov. 10, 1933
  4. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  5. The Times July 2, 1951
  6. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  7. The Times May 21, 1962
  8. the Times July 8, 1969
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1913. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p435
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p97
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p115
  • Companies House filings