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Freeman Sanders Engine Co

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of Newlyn, Cornwall

c.1942 Established by Arthur Freeman Sanders

Post-WWII Licensing agreement with A. Freeman Sanders of Freeman Sanders Engine Co, Penzance, in respect of numerous patents of Sanders, permitting the Standard Motor Co to use in tractor and industrial engines. [1]

c.1946 Moved to premises at Trembath Mill, near Penzance

1947 Staff of the Mechanical Department of the Admiralty Engineering Laboratory visited Freeman-Sanders Engine Co Ltd, Penzance[2]

in 1950s they were involved with Ferguson and designed and built the engines used in the tractors

1966 The Freeman Sanders Engine Company was voluntarily wound up[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. National Archives
  2. National Archives
  3. The London Gazette 18 January 1966