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F. M. Aspin and Co

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of Bury, automobile engineers

See Frank Metcalf Aspin

1936 Company founded.[1]

1937 News item. '...Mr. F. M. Aspin, a young Bury engineer, claims to have invented an engine which will enable motor-cars and aeroplanes to travel four times the distance now possible on the same amount of petrol....'[2]

1956 News item. '...negotiations had been completed for the letting of the 25,000 square-feet factory to F. M. Aspin (Tools), Ltd. (Northern Ireland), a subsidiary of F. M. Aspin and Co., Ltd., of Elton, Bury. It is anticipated that employment will ultimately be provided for at least 200 men...The Lancashire firm is engaged in the manufacture of machine tools and power saws....'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Londonderry Sentinel - Tuesday 04 June 1957
  2. Belfast Telegraph - Friday 07 May 1937
  3. Belfast Telegraph - Wednesday 25 July 1956