Noble and Lund
Noble and Lund of The Northern Machine Tool Works, Felling-on-Tyne, Gateshead.
1886 Company founded.
1908 Reverted to private company.
1914 Engineers and machine tool makers. Specialities: lathes, drilling machines and machine tools generally, band sawing machines for metal. Employees 300. 
1947 Company made public.
1961 Large machine tool makers, ironfounders and engineers, producing planing machines, Plano milling machines, beam end milling machines, girder end milling machines, lathes, ingot parting machines, boring machines, Fluifeed cold sawing machines, bandsawing machines and saw sharpening machines. 500 employees.