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Midland Motor Cylinder Co

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of Birmid Works, Smethwick

1919 The Birmingham Aluminium Castings Co had recently taken over Midland Motor Cylinder Co[1].

1925 Listed as motorcycle manufacturers in Spon End, Coventry

1925 They applied for the winding up of the British Anzani Engine Co. '...presented to the said Court by the Midland Motor Cylinder Company Limited, whose registered office is situate at Dartmouth-road Foundries, Smethwick...'[2]

1936 Birmid Industries founded; incorporated Birmingham Aluminium Castings Co and Midland Motor Cylinder Co and other companies[3].

1937 Cylinder founders. "Chromidium" Cylinder Castings. "Midcyl" Cylinder Castings.[4]

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Castings.[5]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 19 December 1919
  2. [1] Gazette Issue 33025 published on the 27 February 1925. Page 38 of 96
  3. The Times, 3 December 1937
  4. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  5. 1963 Motor Show