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S. Hubbard

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November 1943
October 1945.
Sept 1953.

S. Hubbard of Aylesbury, Luton, London, Glasgow, Manchester, Bristol and Newcastle.

1906 Founded by Stewart Butler Hubbard.

1924 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Millinery or Industry uses. Hoods, Capelines and Manchons for Hats. Dyed and Finished Straw Goods, Ribbons and Hat Millinery Supplies. Also "Mechofelt" for all Industrial uses. (Textiles Section) [1]

1954 Acquired the Lancashire Felt Co.[2]

1960 Acquired Motor Gear and Engineering Co.[3]

1962 S. Hubbard changed its name to Motor Gear and Engineering Co.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 150
  2. The Times, May 15, 1954
  3. The Times, May 3, 1960
  4. The Times, May 10, 1962