Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,784 pages of information and 235,419 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

English Asbestos Co

From Graces Guide

English Asbestos Co, of Brislington, Bristol

1940 Formed by Hubert H. P. Trist and Co to carry out carding and spinning for the production of asbestos yarns for brake linings

1967 Subsidiary of Trist, Draper Group[1].

1967 Associated company of BBA[2].

1969 Cape acquired the Trist, Draper group of companies,

c.1969 Cape Asbestos Co acquired BBA's 26 per cent shareholding in English Asbestos Co Ltd.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times 12 July 1967
  2. The Times, 28 November 1967