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Thrissell Engineering Co

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Thrissell embossing machine, at the late Bristol Industrial Museum

of Thrissell Street, Bristol

1860 Company founded - H. Brecknell and Son

1928 Private company - presumably renamed as Thrissell Engineering

1930 Reduction in capital authorised[1]

1961 Designers and manufacturers of machinery for the printing and allied trades. [2]

1963 Masson, Scott and Co acquired Thrissell Engineering Co, a subsidiary of Molins Machine Co; name to be changed to Masson Scott Thrissell.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 19 Dec 1930
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times, Jul 31, 1963