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of 42 Foley Street, London and Crosby Works, Ealing Road, Wembley
1885 Company founded.
1895 Advert. Steam engine lubricator. Stop valves. (Crosby Steam Gage and Valve Co of 75 Queen Victoria Street, London EC)
1899 Advert. Manufacturers of steam engine and boiler mountings. Lubricator. Gold medal in Paris 1889. (Crosby Steam Gage and Valve Co of 75 Queen Victoria Street, London EC)
1914 Private company.
1940 Advert. Safety and relief valves.
1945 Advert. Safety and relief valves.
1959 Bought Harborough Construction Co
1961 Manufacturers and designers of control valves, motor valves, safety and relief valves. liquid level, pressure and temperature controls. Oil refinery and chemical processing engineers. 200 employees.
1975 Sold off electric trucks division and this became Harbilt Electric Trucks and Vehicles