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St. Helens Cable and Rubber Co

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April 1908.
January 1920.
August 1926.
May 1930.
December 1946.
November 1954.

of Slough, Bucks (now Berks); of Warrington, Lancs.

Previously St. Helens Cable Co

1906 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Manufacturers of rubber tyres, tubes and matting for motor vehicles; also "Dialite" cables, rubber cables and ebonite. [1]

1921 Patent - Improvements in the manufacture of vehicle tyres of rubber. [2]

1929 Patent - Improvements in and connected with barrels or drums. [3]

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Electric Wires and Cables for all purposes. (Stand Nos. Cb.501 and Cb.400) [4]

1938 Member of Cable Makers' Association

1960 BICC sold parts of its subsidiary, St Helens Cable and Rubber Co, to P. B. Cow and Co[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. [1] Wikipatents
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  4. 1937 British Industries Fair p409
  5. The Times, Jul 30, 1960