Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Thrissell Engineering Co

From Graces Guide
Thrissell embossing machine, at the late Bristol Industrial Museum

of Thrissell Street, Bristol, maker of cigarette machinery

1860 Company founded - H. Brecknell and Son

c.1927 Brecknell, Munro and Rogers became a wholly owned subsidiary of Molins and changed its name to the Thrissell Engineering Co. Ltd[1]

1928 Private company

1928 Patent to Henry Dolman and Thrissell Engineering Co in relation to coin-operated machinery

1930 Reduction in capital authorised[2]

1945 Brecknell, Munro and Rogers applied for an extension of the 1928 Patent[3]

1961 Designers and manufacturers of machinery for the printing and allied trades. [4]

1963 Masson, Scott and Co acquired Thrissell Engineering Co, a subsidiary of Molins Machine Co; name to be changed to Masson Scott Thrissell Engineering.[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Monopolies Commission report 1961
  2. London Gazette 19 Dec 1930
  3. The London Gazette 27 April 1945
  4. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  5. The Times, Jul 31, 1963