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PALATINE ENGINEERING CO., Ltd., Iron and Copper Founders, Hawthorne Road, Bootle, nr. 56 Liverpool. T. A.: "Waste, Bootle." T. N.: Bootle 1235. Establised 35 years. Directors: David Brown and H. T. Sisson. Secretary: W. Tiffin. Specialities.—Water meters, blast furnace fittings.

PALMER FOUNDRY CO., Ltd., Albion Works, Old Town, Clapham, London, S.W.4. T. A. " Semystel, Clapcom, London." T. N.: Battersea 1928. Established 1918. Capital £25,000. Employees 100. Directors: W. D. Palmer and C. M. Sugden. Products.—Iron castings.

PALMER, T. W. & Co., Mechanical Engineers, Merton Abbey Iron Works, 371, Church Road, Merton Abbey, London, S.W.19. T. A.: "Enclosers London." T. N.: Wimbledon 1313. Established 1894. Principals: T. W. Palmer and A. Botting. Specialities.—Steel roof principals, light constructional work, fireproof doors, iron staircases.

PALMERS SHIPBUILDING & IRON CO. Ltd., Hebburn and Jarrow. T. A.: " Palmers Hebburn." T. N.: Hebburn Works — Newcastle City 150 (trunks always open), 190, 191; Newcastle Central 606; Hebburn 44. Jarrow Works — Newcastle City 148 (always open), 149; Jarrow 14, 65, 99 (Rolling Mills). Established 1865. Capital £2,000,000. Employees: 9,000. Directors: G. Mure Ritchie (Chairman), The Rt. Hon. Lord Aberconway P.C., The Hon. Robert James, The Hon. Henry D. McLaren, C.B.E., M.P., Col. C. G. Bryan, A. B. Gowan (Managing). Products.—Shipbuilders, engineers, boilermakers iron and steel manufacturers, forgemasters, galvanisers, engine, ship and boiler repairers.

PALNUT CO., Ltd., 6, Great St. Helens, London, E.C.3. T. A. : " Octrantrad, Led, London." T. N.: Avenue 5049. Directors: Ernest Dyball and Olaf Dahll. Lock washers. Speciality.—Safety ,

PARC, Ltd., Clarence Works, Lockhurst Lane, Coventry. T. A.: " Parc, Coventry." T. N. Coventry 1127. Established and Incorporated as a Private Limited Co. 1913, as Price Adjustable Reamer Co., Ltd.; name changed to Parc, Ltd. July 26, 1915. Directors: William John Palmer Samuel Jack Myers, Frederick Price and Philip T. Price. Employees: 80 to 100. Manufactures.—Jigs, fixtures, press tools, gauges special small tools, special machine tools and motor units.

PARK & PATERSON (Manchester), Ltd. Rosehill Metal Works, Marple, Cheshire; and Vickers Street, Miles Platting, Manchester; and at Birmingham. T. A.: " Cuprum, Manchester "; " Cuprum Marple "; " Cuivre, Birmingham." T. N.: City 3913 Manchester; Marple 101; Central 513, Birmingham. Established 1872. Capital £25,000. Employees: 23. Directors: David Paterson, John Paterson, William Paterson, and Robert Paterson. Products.—All classes of gunmetal, brass and bronze ingots for marine, engineering and general commercial work. Ingots to any specification.

PARK GATE IRON & STEEL CO., Ltd. Rotherham. T. A.: " Yorkshire, Parkgate, Yorks." T. N.: Rotherham 550. Established 1823. Incorporated as a Ltd. Co., 1864. Directors: C. Markham (Chairman ), Sir W. B. M. Bird, M.P., A. W. Dixon D. Vickers, M.P., P. W. Fawcett, and F. Phillips. Sec.: T. W. Edwards. Manufactures.—Steel, steel boiler plates, tank plates.

PARK, William & Co., The Wiend, Wigan. T. A.: "Parquiliam, Wigan." T. N.: Wigan 733 (3 lines). Established 1787. Proprietor: Sidney R. Park. Specialities.—Iron and steel forgings, spades shovels, picks, forks and other heavy edge tools.

PARKER FOUNDRY CO., Ltd., Derby. Manufactures.—Steel and malleable iron castings.

PARKES, Josiah & Sons, Ltd., Mechanical Engineers, Union Works, Willenhall. T. A.: " Locks, Willenhall." T. N.: Willenhall 151 and 152 (Private Branch Exchange ). Managing Director William Edmund Parkes. Directors: William Cyril Parkes, Arthur Josiah Parkes, Harry George Parkes and A. W. Wall. Manufactures.—Union motor cycle engines, Union motor cycle gear boxes, all kinds of locks, latches and general builders' ironmongery.

PARKINSON & SWEANEY, Union Street, Ancoats, Manchester. T. A.: " Galvanizer." T. N. Central 2581. Established 1860. Employees: 90. Principals: Abner Parkinson and James W. Parkinson. Products.—Steel metal work and galvanized goods.

PARKINSON & W. & B. COWAN, Ltd., Gas Engineers and Meter Makers, Fitzallan Street Works, Kennington Road, London, S.E.1. T. A. " Dix, Lamb, London." T. N.: City 1710. Established 1900. Capital £1,000,000. Directors: Sir H. Cowan, M.P. (Chairman), W. Cowan, F. R. Smith, W. Cheshire, W. W. Parkinson, Sir Wm. S. Haldane, B. R. Parkinson, J. A. McLeod. Sec.: A. J. West.

PARKINSON, F. & A., Ltd., Manufacturing Electrical Engineers, Guiseley, Leeds. T. A. " Parkinson, 35, Guiseley." T. N.: 34, 35 and 36 (P.B. Ex.). Directors: F. Parkinson and A. Parkinson. Manufactures.—Alternating current induction motors, slip ring and squirrel cage. For 2 and 3 phase, 1/2 h.p. to 100 h.p.

PARKINSON, J. & Son, Canal Ironworks, Shipley. T. A.: "Temples, Shipley." T. N.: Shipley 568. Established about 1870. Principal Ernest Parkinson. Manufactures.—Machine tools, Universal drilling machines, " Sunderland " gear planers, " Perfect " vices.

PARMITER, HOPE & SUGDEN, Ltd., Electrical Engineers, 50, Ellesmere Street, Hulme, Manchester. Registered as a Private Co. in 1914. Capital £15,000. Directors: V. Hope and O. H. Sugden ( Joint Managing), and W. N. Sugden.

PARNALL, George & Co., Designers and Constructors of Aircraft, Coliseum Works, Park Row, Bristol. T. A.: " Warplanes, Bristol." T. N.: Bristol 4773 and 4774. Established 1919. Employees 300. Proprietor: George G. Parnall. Manufactures.—Aeroplanes, seaplanes, amphibian machines and other aircraft. Contractors to the British Air Ministry and Foreign Governments.

PARSONS, C. A. & Co., Ltd., Engineers and Contractors, Heaton Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne. T. A.: "Turbo, Newcastle." T. N.: Newcastle-on-Tyne, Central 349o. Established 1889. Incorporated 1913. Capital £450,000, Issued £337,000. Directors Sir Charles A. Parsons, K.C.B. (Chairman), H. I. Brackenbury, C.B.E. (Managing), S. F. Prest C. P. Martin, the Rt. Hon. Viscount Falmouth and A. Q. Carnegie. Employees: 1,200. Manufactures.—Steam turbine installations, turbo alternators, geared direct current turbo generators turbo compressors, and turbo blowers.

PARSONS MARINE STEAM TURBINE CO., Ltd., Turbinia Works, Wallsend-on-Tyne. T. A.: " Turbinia, Wallsend." T. N.: Wallsend 255 (5 lines). Established 1897. Capital £500,000. Employees: About 1,000. Directors: The Hon. Sir Charles A. Parsons, K.C.B., etc. (Chairman and Joint Managing), R. J. Walker, C.B.E. (Joint Managing), C. J. Leyland, The Hon. Geoffry L. Parsons, A. A. Campbell Swinton, S. F. Prest J. B. Simpson, D.C.L. Sec.: W. H. Pilmour F.C. I. S. Products.—Steam turbines, gearing and accessories for marine propulsion.

PARSONS MOTOR CO., Ltd. (The), Mechanical Engineers, Town Quay Works, Southampton. T. A. " Motors, Southampton." T. N.: Southampton 342. Established and Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1904. Managing Director: Harry Parsons M.I.Mech.E. Director: Herbert W. White. Secretary: Alfred L. Ballam, A.C.I.S. Specialities.—Oil, petrol and alcohol engine builders..

PARSONS, S. & Co., Ltd., Weighing Machinists, Heating Engineers and General Ironworkers, St. George's Ironworks, Bridge Street, Bradford. T. A.:" Parsons, Bradford." T. N.: Bradford 144o. Established 1809. Capital £10,000. Directors S. Parsons, M. Parsons, G. E. Mawson and B.. Ackroyd. Speciality.—Weighing machines for the textile trade.

PARTINGTON STEEL & IRON CO., Ltd. Steel Manufacturers, Irlam, Manchester. T. A.. " Steel, Cadishead." T. N.: Urmston 73 (4 lines). Manufactures.—Ingots, billets, blooms, slabs rounds, rails and sections.

PARTRIDGES, Ltd., Manufacturing Engineers 128-138, Northwood Street, Birmingham. T. A. " Parlim, Birmingham." T. N.: Birmingham, Central 1639. Private Limited Co. Directors: W. J. Partridge, P. C. Partridge, F. Burnett, C. E. Partridge and D. S. Partridge. Specialities. — Patent " Flip-flap " lubricators screws, rivets, press and capstan lathe work, nuts etc.

PASH, J. Brittain, Ltd., Agricultural Implement Makers, Next Corn Exchange, Chelmsford. T. A. " Pash, Chelmsford." T. N.: Chelmsford 299. Established 1867. Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1905. Directors: J. Brittain Pash, H. Foster Pash R. Franklin, F. W. White and A. G. White.

PATENT ANHYDROUS LEATHER CO. Ltd., Leather Belting Manufacturers, Great Southsea Street, Portsmouth. T. A.: " Anhydrous, Portsmouth." T. N.: Portsmouth 3298. Established 1860.

PATENT BUTTED TUBE CO., Ltd., Hay Hall Works, Tyseley, Birmingham. T. A.: " Butted Birmingham." T. N.: Acocks Green 207. Chairman and Mang. Director: A. M. Reynolds. Products.—" Reynolds " seamless steel tubing " Reynolds " butted tubes.

PATENT CIGARETTE MACHINERY CO. (Proprietors: Fell & Hill, Ltd.), Mechanical Engineers, 26, Hatton Wall, London, E.C.I. T. A. " Daraters, Smith." T. N.: Holborn 5911. Established 1883. Specialities.—Cigarette tube-making and printing machines, glueing and pasting machines.

PATENT DIE-CASTINGS CO., Ltd., 62-64 Strode Road, Willesden Green, London, N.W.Io. T. A.: " Dykasyn, Willroad, London." T. N. Willesden 733. Established 1909. Capital £100,000. Employees: 50. Directors: Charles Liddell Simpson M.I.Mech.E., Bertram de Quincey-Quincey, and Harry Etherington, F.C.I. Manufactures.—Die castings in zinc, tin and lead alloys.

PATENT LIGHTING CO., Ltd., Railway and Coast Lighting Engineers, Friars House, New Broad Street, London, E.C.2. T. A.: " Appatlucis, Ave London." T. N.: London Wall 1477. Established in 1878 as Pintschs Patent Lighting Co., Ltd. Name changed in September, 1915. Capital £60,000. Directors: C. P. Whitcombe, M.Inst.C.E. (Chairman) Arthur Hall (Vice-Chairman), F. C. Fairholme Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., F. J. Nettleford, Sir Woodburn Kirby, and Major C. H. Montgomery, M.I.Mech.E. A.M.I.E.E. (Managing and Sec.). Manufactures.—Apparatus for railway carriage lighting by oil-gas or electricity, heating and ventilating, coast and marine lighting, aerial lighting, welded tanks.

PATENT LIGHTNING CRUSHER CO., Ltd. The, 14A, Rosebery Avenue, London, EL.'. T. A. " Agenciador, Holb., London." T. N.: City 4656. Incorporated 1911. Directors: W. Ward Higgs (Chairman), F. Morton, A. D. Furse and A. J. Neill. Manufactures.—The patent " Lightning " crusher and pulverizer; and the patent " Lightning " dust manipulator.

PATENT SHAFT & AXLETREE CO., Ltd. Wednesbury. T. A.: " Shaft, Wednesbury." T. N. Wednesbury 3. Established 1840. Incorporated as a Ltd. Co. 1864. Employees: 2,000. Directors E. Hickman, J.P. (Chairman ), P. Wheeler, A. Spencer, L. C. Docker, J.P., L. Chandler, Major J. Greg, C.B.E., H. Walker, and G. R. T. Taylor. Sec.. W. A. Stokes. Manufactures.—Railway wheels, tyres, axles, steel and iron plates and bars, bogies, wagons, turntables etc.

PATERSON ENGINEERING CO., Ltd. 20, Windsor House, Kingsway, London, W.C.2. T. A.: " Cumulative, Phone, London." T. N. Gerrard 656o. Manufactures.—Water filtering, sterilizing and softening plant.

PATHER IRON & STEEL CO., Ltd. Wishaw, Lanarkshire. T. A.: " Pather, Wishaw." T. N.: Wishaw 53 and 54. Established 1878. Capital £60,000, Debentures, £20,000. Employees 650. Directors: John Littlejohn (Chairman), Dr. John Millar, Arch. Kirkland, James Russell, John Robertson, and William B. Thomson. Products.—Iron and steel sheets, light plates and merchant bars.

PATON & DICK, 201, Commercial Road, Glasgow. T. A.: "Mandrill, Glasgow." T. N.: Glasgow. South 644. Established 1905. Manufactures.—Miners' drills and boring machines hammers, wedges, cleaners, stemmers, picks, etc.

PATTERSON & Co., Brassfounders and Finishers, 40-44, Trafalgar Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne. T. A.: "Lamps, Newcastle-on-Tyne." T. N. Newcastle-on-Tyne Central 2. Established 1885. Proprietor: T. A. Jones. Manufactures.—Oil and electric safety lamps for mines, electrical apparatus for miners' lamps general colliery and engineers' brass castings.

PATTERSON, Robert & Sons, Ltd., Consultant and Mechanical, Mill and Engineers' Furnishers.13 and i 5, Bridge Street, Belfast. T. A. " Patterson, Belfast." T. N.:Belfast 1496 and 65. Established 1786. R. M. Patterson and W. H. F. Patterson, Managing Directors. Sole agents for: The Unbreakable Pulley & Mill-Gearing Co., Ltd.; Coburn Trolly Track Manufacturing Co., Ltd.; Gresham & Craven, Ltd.; " Lancashire " Patent Belting & Hose Co., Ltd.; A. C. Wells & Co., Ltd.; J. H. Richards & Co., Ltd. A. B. Fleming & Co., Ltd.; Engelbert & Co., Ltd.; Charles Churchill & Co., Ltd. Patent " Clipper " Belt Lacer.

PAUL, M. & Co., Ltd., Levenford Works, Dumbarton. Manufactures.—Steam pumping engines.

PEACOCK & WALLER, Alma Works, Hinckley. T. N.: I 1. Established 1911. Employees 15. Principals: A. T. Peacock, F. Waller. Products.—All kinds of turning, boring, milling and shaping. Machines built to customers' designs. Electrical installations undertaken.

PEACOCK, Philip & Co., 18, Manchester Road, Heywood, Lancs. T. A.: " Peacock, Heywood, 144." T. N.: Heywood 144. Manufactures.—Bandsaw brazing and setting machines, circular saw grooving washers, joiners' sash cramps, etc.

PEARCE, G. W. & Sons, Ltd., Founders, Coppersmiths & Braziers, Whitehouse Street, Aston, Birmingham.

PEARN, Frank & Co., Ltd., Pump Manufacturers, Manchester. T. A A.: " Pumps, Manchester." T. N.: Central 2289.

PEASE & PARTNERS, Ltd., Ironfounders, Tees Iron Works, Middlesbrough. T. A.: " Pease, Middlesbrough." T. N.: 917. Directors: Sir A. F. Pease, Bart., Lord Gainford, Rt. Hon. H. Pike Pease, M.P., Sir J. B. Dale, Bart., Claud E. Pease W. Hustler Hustler, R. A. Pease, Hon. Joseph Pease E. Lloyd Pease. Products.—Railway chairs and sleepers, railway and tramway brake blocks, iron castings for engineers and constructional work up to 15 tons weight.

PECKETT & Sons, Ltd., Atlas Locomotive Works, St. George, Bristol. T. A.: " Peckett Bristol." T. N.: Bristol, Fishponds 6. Established 1864. Capital £120,000. Employees: 330. Directors Thomas Peckett, Frank Peckett, Jack Peckett. Products.—Locomotives specially constructed for main and branch lines, contractors, docks, gas works collieries and steel works, and every variety of service and gauge.

PEDERSEN'S GAUGES, Ltd., 21-29, Paradise Walk, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London. T. N.: Kensington 4381. Capital £10,000. Directors: Edward H. Kinnard (Managing and Chairman), Wm. Ironmonger and T. F. Willerson. Employees: 83. Manufactures.—Gauges, jigs and tools.

PEEBLES (Bruce) & Co., Ltd., Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, East Pilton Works, Edinburgh. T. A.: " Peebles, Edinburgh." T. N.: Edinburgh Central 1867-8-9. Established 1866. Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1903 (Reconstructed 1908 ). Capital £250,000, Issued £51,072 Preference Shares; £162,459 Ordinary Shares. Directors: Sir John Cowan (Chairman), James Watt (Vice•Chairman), F. E. Andrews, A. Mackenzie, C. J. Shiells, A. W. Tait, and S. E. Bastow (Managing ). Secretary: W. H. Morton. Manufactures.—All sizes, classes and types of A.C. and D.C. electrical machinery, including dynamos, alternators, A.C. and D.C. motors, etc.

PEEBLES MOTOR CO., Ltd., Motor Engineers 89-105, Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh. T. A.: " Aviation, Edinburgh." T. N.: Edinburgh Central 5114 and 7531. Established 1906. Capital ;.:2.5,000, Issued 223,428. Managing Director: Laurence Bell, M.I.A.E.

PEEL-CONNER TELEPHONE WORKS Ltd., Midland Bank Chambers, Queen Victoria Street London, E.C.4. T. A.: " Peelcontel, Cent, London." T. N.: City 4766. Established 1909. Employees 1,000. Directors: H. Hurst (Chairman), E. G. Byng J. Fraser, A. B. Gill and M. S. Conner (Managing) Manufactures.—Telephone apparatus.

PEERLESS FLASH LAMP CO., Ltd. Electric Lamp Manufacturers, 16, Stonhouse Street Clapham, S.W.4. T. A.: " Perflashco, Clapcom London." T. N.: Battersea 1794. Established 1919. Capital £24,000. Employees: 50. Directors: S. H. Callow, J. Y. Fletcher, F. W. Leevers.

PEGLER BROS. & Co. (Doncaster), Ltd. Belmont Works, Doncaster. T. A.: "Pegler, Doncaster." T. N.: Doncaster 68. Established 1900. Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1914. Capital £100,000. issued £86,000. Directors: F. Pegler (Chairman) F. Birchall (Managing), A. Birchall (Assistant Managing). Specialities.—Gun-metal valves for steam, hot water, etc, and sanitary brassfoundry.

PEGGS, Samuel & Son, Ltd., Alexander Street, Leicester. T. A.: " Presses, Leicester." 7'. N. 1278, 1279. Established 1830. Employees: 120. Directors: Samuel John Pegg, Samuel Arthur Pegg. Products.—Hosiery dyeing and finishing machinery boot and shoe finishing machinery, stone-breaking screening and washing machinery.

PEIRSON & Co., Structural Engineers, 17-18 St. Dunstan's Hill, London, E.C.3. T. A.: " Allegretto, Bilgate, London." T. N.: Avenue 5951 (2 lines). Established 1873. Partners: Ernest Morgan and Ralph W. H. Gillett. Specialities.—Structural steelwork, steel framed buildings, roofwork, girders, stanchions, coal bunkers galvanized tanks and platework of all kinds.

PELLATT BELTING CO., St. George's Works, Cross Street, London, NJ. T. A A.: " Ocellpatt London." T. N.: North 2308. Established 1851. Principal: F. Mill Pellatt. Products.—Laminated leather belting, ordinary flat belting, chrome and raw hide belting, ballata• hair and cotton belting, mechanical leathers, laces hydraulic leathers.

PEMBERTON & Sons, Ltd., Textile Machinery Makers, Waterloo Works, Burnley. T. A.: " Pemberton, Burnley." T. N.: Burnley 113. Established 1852. Directors: William Pemberton, William Pemberton, Junr., Thos. H. Pemberton. Products.—Looms of all descriptions for cotton linen, silk, etc., textile preparation machinery.

PENMAN & Co., Ltd., Boilermakers, Caledonian Ironworks, Glasgow.

PENNEY & PORTER (Engineers), Ltd. General Engineers, Broadgate, Lincoln. T. A. " Porter, Lincoln." T. N.: Lincoln 211 and 266. Established 1855. Incorporated 1888. Capital £20,000, Issues £7,500, Reserve £8,500. Directors: Col. W. A. Carline, T. A. Dyson and E. W. Sprott. Manufactures.—Marine oil engines, screens for all purposes; oxy-acetylene welding and lighting plants steel and iron castings.

PENNYCOOK PATENT GLAZING AND ENGINEERING CO., Ltd., Patent Roof Glaziers II, West Regent Street, Glasgow. T. A.: " Pennycook, Glasgow." T. N.: Glasgow, Douglas 1285. Directors: W. R. Lester, H. S. Lester. Speciality.—Patent roof glazing.

PENROSE, A. W. & Co., Ltd., 109, Farringdon Road, London, E.C. T. A.: " Zincograph, Smith London." T. N.: City 3176. Established 1893. Incorporated as a Ltd. Co. 1905. Directors: W. Gamble (Chairman), M. Owen, and H. B. Ratcliffe. Manufactures.—Electric cranes and hoists, printing machines, motors and gears.

PERFECTA SEAMLESS STEEL TUBE & CONDUIT CO., Ltd., Plume Street, Aston, Birmingham. T. A.: " Perfecta, Birmingham." T. N.: East 71-2. Capital £40,000. Employees 6-700. Directors: A. E. Hills, Douglas Hills R. M. Hills, and H. G. Hills. Products.—Steel tubes for warships' boilers superheaters, locomotive and marine type steel conduits for electrical installations, motor and bicycle tubes.

PERIAM, Herbert W. Ltd., Bolt & Nut Manufacturers, Floodgate Street Works, Birmingham. T. A.: "Floodgate, Birmingham." T. N.: Central 595-6.

PERKIN & Co., Ltd., Machine Tool Manufacturers, Lord Street, Leeds. T. A.: " Perco Leeds." T. N.: Leeds 26805.

PERKS, J. & Sons, Ltd., Edge Tool Makers, Monmore Green Works, Commercial Road, Wolverhampton.

PERMAN & Co., Ltd., Marine Engineers 82-3, Fenchurch Street, London, E.C.3. T. A. " Apermaco, Phone, London." T. N.: Avenue 5236. Established 1904. Directors: A. Perman, P. F. Newman, T. H. Wright. Products.—British Kromhout engines, for marine and stationary purposes.

PERRY, G. & Sons, Engineers' Pattern & Model Makers, 57, Highcross Street, Leicester. T. A.: " Perry, Highcross Street, Leicester." T. N.: Leicester 2756. Established 1889. Employees: 50. Principals: Sydney J. Perry, Wilfred C. Perry. Products.—Patterns made for turbines, pumps petrol and steam engines, motor cylinders, wood carving, pulleys, etc., and repetition woodwork.

PERRY, T. & Son, Ltd., Highfields Works, Bilston. Manufactures.—Gear wheels, chilled and grain rolls, pumping machinery and rolling mill machinery shears, and steam pumping engines.

PERTWEE & BACK, Marine and General Engineers, Iron and Brass Founders, Great Yarmouth. T. A.: "Pertwee, Great Yarmouth." T. N.: Great Yarmouth 178. Partners: H. A. Pertwee M.I.Mech.E., W. H. Back, M.I.Mech.E., and A. S. Hawkins. Specialities.—Drifter steam engines, trawler steam hoists, the " Nelson " ice crusher, ice elevators electric hoists, hand steering gears.

PETERS, G. D. & Co., Ltd., Government & Railway Contractors, Specialists in Rolling Stock Supplies, Windsor Works, Slough, Bucks. T. A. " Peters, Slough." T. N.: Slough 201-3. Established 1871 as a Private Company, and in 1909 as Public Company. Capital £300,000. Employees 1,000. Directors: Sir L. Byron Peters, K.B.E. Chairman), Sir Charles Davidson, F. C. Hibberd E. S. Luard, and W. E. Sheffield. Sec.: Geo. W. Ellsmoor. Specialities.—Spring seats, vacuum brake apparatus air brake apparatus, steam heating, superheaters and arc electric welding.

PETTERS LIMITED, Westland Works, Yeovil. T. A.: "Petters, Yeovil." T. N.: Yeovil 141 (4 lines ). Established 1896. Nominal Capital £500,000. Directors: E. W. Petter (Chairman ), P. W. Petter, G. B. Petter, J. Vincent, R. A. Bruce. Sec.: C. A. Goldthorp. Manufactures.—Oil engines, semi-Diesel engines lighting sets, etc.

PEUGEOT (England), Ltd., Motor Car Manufacturers, 10, Brompton Road, London, S.W.'. a T. A.: " Peugeot,.Knights." T. N.: Kensington 871.

PHELON & MOORE, Ltd., Cleckheaton Yorks. T. A.: " Geared, Cleckheaton." T. N. Cleckheaton 129. Established two. Incorporated 1907. Capital £75,000. Managing Directors: J. C. Phelon, R. Moore and B. Marians. Secretary F. A. Brown, A.C.I.S. Employees: 320. Manufactures.—Motor cycles.

PHILIP & Son, Ltd., Sandquay, Dartmouth. T. A.: " Philip, Dartmouth." T. N.: Nat. 12. Directors: G. N. Philip (Managing), C. S. Swan, Capt. J. Coke, R.N., E. L. Bentley T. Wilton, Dr. J. A. Purves. Manufactures.—Ships and marine engines.

PHOENIX DYNAMO MANUFACTURING CO., Ltd., Thornbury Works, Bradford. T. A. " Dynamo, Bradford." T. N.: Bradford 370o. Established 1900. Incorporated as a Ltd. Co. Employees: 500. Manufactures.—Electric dynamos.

PHOENIX MOTORS, Ltd., Motor Car Engineers, 114, Great Portland Street, W.I. T. A.: " Pacemakers, Wesdo, London." T. N.: Gerrard 742. Established 1889. Incorporated 1903, re-registered under same name 1919. Capital £250,000 Issued £128,836. Directors: James Fraser (Chairman ), R. Ibbotson, Maurice Jenks and ( Joint Man. aging) J. van Hooydonk and A. F. Ilsley. Manufactures.—Phoenix motor cars.

PHONOPORE CONSTRUCTION CO., Ltd. Phonopore Works, Scotts Road, Southall, Middlesex. T. A.: " Phonopore." T. N.: Southall 14. Established 1901. Managing Director: F. Robinson. Products.—Phonopore superimposed system of telephones and standard telephones of all types.

PHOSPHOR BRONZE CO., Ltd., 87-91 Sumner Street, London, S.E.I. T. A.: " Phosbronze London." 7'. N.: Hop 4330. Established 1910. Capital £100,000. Directors: W. Lester (Chairman and Managing), M. Samuel. Sec.: Z. Payne. Manufactures.—Phosphor bronze ingots, castings sheets, rods, tubes and wire. Every grade of white anti-friction metal.

PICKARD, F. Hattersley & Co., Engineers and Machine Makers, Excel Works, Great Wilson Street, Leeds. T. A.: "Whirlwind, Leeds." T. N.: Leeds 26731...lIember of Firm: F. H. Pickard. Est. 1899. In 1912 incorporated W. B. Leachman & Co., which was established in 1884. Manufactures.—Patent screw fans, centrifugal fans, air heaters, drying apparatus, induced draught fans, cloth pressing and finishing machines.

PICKERINGS, Ltd., Mechanical, Electrical and Hydraulic Engineers, Globe Elevator Works, Stockton-on-Tees. T. A A.: " Pickerings, Stockton-onTees." T. N.: Stockton-on-Tees 578 and 579. Established 1854. Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1887. Specialities.—Electric, hydraulic and hand-power lifts, electric cranes, hauling gears, winches, runways self-landing and delivering hoists, etc.

PICKERSGILL BROS. & Co., Machine Tool Makers, Rectory Ironworks, Keighley. T. A. " Pickersgill Bros., Keighley." T. N.: Keighley 58.

PICKERSGILL, Wm. & Sons, Ltd., Shipbuilders & Repairers, Crown Road, Southwick Sunderland. T. A.: " Pickersgill, Sunderland." T. N.: 71 and 72 Sunderland. Established 1847. Employees: 900. Chairman: Wm. Pickersgill. Mang. Director: W. J. Pickersgill. Products.—Ships and ship repairs (3 berths for vessels up to 500 feet in length), all types of cargo and cargo-passenger vessels.

PICKFORD, HOLLAND & Co., Ltd., Eclipse Ganister Works, Sheffield. T. A.: " Ganister, Sheffield." T. N.: Sheffield 2599. Directors: J. J. Pickford, J. Holland, R. J. Pickford and J. G. Lee. Manufactures.—Silica bricks and cement, magnesite and chrome bricks, ground ganister, steel moulders' composition and all classes of refractory products.

PICKLES, John & Son, Hebden Bridge, Yorks. T. A.: " Pickles, Engineers, Hebden Bridge." T. N.: Hebden Bridge 12. Established over 50 years. Manufactures.—All kinds of machinery for working wood, from cutting down trees in the forest to any manufactured article.

PIGGOTT, Thomas & Co., Ironfounders, Gas Hydraulic and General Engineers and Contractors Atlas Works, Spring Hill, Birmingham. T. A. " Atlas, Birmingham." T. N.: Birmingham Central 3922 (4 lines); Established 1822. Incorporated 1892. Capital £150,000, Issued £104,030. Directors: Arthur LI. Lloyd (Chairman ), Thos. P. Barker (Managing ) Arthur Dyson (Assistant Managing), Hubert Bewlay and Nevill H. Everitt. Employees: 600 to 700. Manufactures.—Welded steel pipes, corrugated furnaces, pressed steel tanks, chemical plant, blast furnaces and steel works plants, gas holders, etc.

PIERCY & Co., Ltd., Engineers & Ironfounders, Broad Street, Birmingham. T. A.: " Piercy Birmingham." T. N.: Midland 20. Established 1863. Capital £15,000. Employees: About 100. Director: Geo. Fred Piercy, M.I.Mech.E. Products.—Machine tools, pneumatic planishing hammers.

PIFTIN, Ltd., Foundry Specialists, Makers of Blower & Sand Blast Machines, 28, Finsbury Pavement, London, E.C.2.

PILLATT & Co., Ltd., Mechanical Engineers, Iron and Brass Founders, Stapleford Ironworks, Stapleford, Notts. T. A.: " Pillatt, Stapleford, Notts." T. N.: Sandiacre zo. Directors A. E. Pillatt and W. Procter. Specialities.—Steam boilers and other classes of furnaces fired with solid fuel, gas or oil; castings for the engineering, motor and electrical trades.

PILLING, J. & Sons, Ltd., Ironfounders and Textile Machinists, Primet Foundry, Colne. T. A.: "Pillingsons, Colne." T. N.: Colne 43.

PIMBLOTT, Isaac & Sons, Ltd., Shipbuilders Northwich, Cheshire. T. A.: "Pimblott, Hartford." T. N.: 80. Directors: J. Pimblott and T. Pimblott. Sec.: C. J. Cooke.

PINCHBECK, Ltd., Gas Engineers, Adams Place, George's Road, Holloway, London, N.7. T. A.: "Pinchbeck, Holway, London." T. N.: North 2357. Established 1844. Capital £10,000. Employees: 120. Directors: G. E. Timmins W. Alexander, H. E. Archer (Sec.). Products.—Gas meters.

PIRELLI-GENERAL CABLE WORKS, Ltd. 144, Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C.4. Works Western Shore, Southampton. T. A.: " Pigekaybel Cent, London." T. N.: Central 3662. Established 1914. Capital £500,000. Employees: 1,500. Directors: Alberto Pirelli (Chairman), H. Hirst (Vice-Chairman), Piero Pirelli, M. Solomon (Managing), G. A. Pirelli, H. Bevis, M. Railing, S. D. White. Sec.: C. P. Grisdale. Products.—Paper, rubber and bitumen insulated cables, flexible cords and all types of wires.

PITCHERS, Ltd., Shipbuilders, North Quay Great Yarmouth. T. A.: "Enterprise." T. N. 543-4..Director and Chairman: J. Pitchers. Sec. H. M. Buddery.

PITKIN, James & Co., Ltd., Engineers & Instrument Makers, 28, Hatton Garden, London E.C.I. T. A.: " Barograph Smith, London." T. N.: Holborn 1273, Willesden 1819. Established 1850. Capital £l0,000. Employees: 250. Directors Richard H. L. Lee (Managing); R. W. Lee and S. Lee. Products.—Mechanical and electrical instruments barometers, barographs, pressure gauges, ammeters voltmeters, oxyscopes, chronographs and ballistic apparatus, high-grade motor car instruments.

PITNEY ROLLING MILLS, Ltd., Metal Manufacturers, Pitney Street, Vauxhall, Birmingham. T. A.: "Pitromills, Birmingham." T. N.: East 83. Established 1915. Mang. Director: J. Wilkinson.

PITTERS VENTILATING & ENGINEERING CO., Ltd., Upper Market Street, Woolwich. T. A. " Ventifania, Wol, London." T. N.: Woolwich 427 and 624. Established 1750. Capital £52,000, Issued about £27,000, Reserve £25,000. Directors: Hon. S. C. Trefusis, S. K. Trefusis, G. G. Fenton and Godfrey H. Clark. Secretary: A. P. Medley, F.C.I.S. Employees over two hundred. Manufactures.—Gauges, jigs, fixtures, machine and press tools.

PLATT BROS. & Co., Ltd., Hartford Works, Oldham, Lancashire. T. A.: " Platts, Oldham." T. N.: Oldham 26. Established 1821. Capital £2,885,680. Employees: Av. 12,000. Directors Henry Platt Hall, Sir George William Needham, J.P. John Stafford Nuttall, J.P., Frank Waugh Chadderton and John Bissett. Manufactures.—Complete plants of machinery for ginning cotton, opening, carding, combing, preparing spinning, doubling and weaving cotton, wool worsted, silk waste, asbestos.

PLATT, Isaiah, Ltd., British Empire Works, Wednesbury. T. A. " Empire, Wednesbury." T. N.: Darlaston 61. Established 1919. Capital £50,000. Employees: 200. Principals: Isaiah Platt, O.B.E. (Governing), W. G. Berry (Managing) and H. W. Wilson. Manufactures.—Bright steel bolts, set-screws studs, bright- and black-faced nuts, bright drawn steel in rounds, hexagons and squares.

PLATT, Samuel, Ltd., Wednesbury. T. A. " Platt, Wednesbury." T. N.: Wednesbury 6o. Manufactures.—Power transmitting machinery.

PLAYER & MITCHELL, Ltd., Brassfounders, Sentinel Works, Bordesley Green, Birmingham.

PLAYER, W. & J., Smithfield Works, Sherlock Street, Birmingham. T. A.:" Method, Birmingham." T. N.: Midland 1402. Manufactures.—Patent pneumatic power hammers.

PLECK FOUNDRY CO., Ltd., Darlaston Road, Walsall. T. A.: "Foundry, Walsall." T. N. Walsall 492. Manufactures.—Presses, shears, pumps and sheet levelling machines.

PLENTY & Son, Ltd., Marine Steam and Oil Engineers, Eagle Iron Works, Newbury. T. A.: Plenty, Newbury." T. N.: Newbury 7. Established 1790. Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1890. Directors: Earl Russell (Chairman), E. P. Plenty (Managing), and J. H. Howell. Sec.: E. J. Davis. Specialities.—Marine steam engines, " Plenty " semi-Diesel oil engine marine and stationary winches mechanically-operated lubricators, iron castings.

POCHIN, E. Arnold & Bro., Mechanical Engineers, Trafford Park, Manchester. T. A. " Arpogear, Manchester." T. N.: Trafford Park 34• Established 1901. Sole Proprietor: E. Arnold Pochin A.M. I.Mech. E. Speciality.—Manufacture of high-class machine. cut gearing in all materials.

POLLARD, F. & Co., Ltd., St. Saviour's Road East, Leicester. T. A.: " Corona, Leicester." T. N.: Central 2071. Incorporated as a Ltd. Co. 191 I. Director: F. Pollard. Manufactures.—Drilling machinery.

POLLARD, James, Ltd., Ironfounders, Atlas Ironworks, Burnley.

POLLIT & WIGZELL, Ltd., Sowerby Bridge, Yorks. T. A.: " Prow, Sowerby Bridge." T. N. Halifax 1563. Established 1800. Incorporated as a Ltd. Co. 1891. Employees: 300. Manufactures.—Stationary engines, feed pumps and millwright work of all descriptions.

POLLOCK & MACNAB (1919), Ltd., Machine Tool Makers, Bredbury, nr. Stockport. T. A. " Macnab, Woodley." T. N.: Stockport 613. Established 1866. Nominal Capital £150,000.

POLLOCK, J., SONS & Co., Ltd., 3, Lloyds Avenue, London, E.C.3. T. A.: " Specific, Fen London." T. N.: Central 493. Directors: W. Pollock, G. Pollock, J, M. Scott and A. Pollock (also Sec.). Manufactures.—Ships and marine engines.

POLLOCK, MACNAB & HIGHGATE Governor Manufacturers, Shettlestown, Glasgow. T. A.: "Highgate, Shettleston." T. N.: Shettleston 143." POLLOCK, W. & S. & Co., 73, Robertson Street, Glasgow. T. A.: " Suction, Glasgow." T. N.: Ki Glasgow Central 603 and 604 (4 lines). Established 1878. Directors: William C. Pollock, George Pollock and Stewart Pollock. Manufactures.—Gas engines, marine motors (refined and crude oil), stationary and portable oil engines (refined and crude oil).

POOL, J. & F., Ltd., Metal Perforators, Wire Weavers and Engineers, Hayle, Cornwall. T. A. " Perforator, Hayle." T. N.: Hayle 14. Established 1848. Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1905. Managing Director: T. A. Pool. Works Manager H. L. Pool. Secretary: F. P. Luckhurst. Specialities.—Perforated metal plates and sheets screens, shovels, vanning shovels, spades, picks kibbles, ladles, faggoted iron and forgings.

POOLEY, Henry & Son, Ltd., 72, John Bright Street, Birmingham. T. A.: " Pooley, Birmingham." T. N.: Birmingham, Midland 1737-8-9. Proprietors of Bartlett & Sons, Bristol, and Hodgson & Stead Manchester. Incorporated as a Private Co. 1914. Manufactures.—Weighing machines and automatic scales.

POPE'S ELECTRIC LAMP CO., Ltd. 5, Arthur Street, London, W.C.2. T. A.: " Duramentum, Westcent, London." T. N.: Gerrard 6074 /5. Established 1909. Capital 225,000. Manufactures.—Elasta drawn wire lamps (vacuum and gas filled).

PORT TALBOT GRAVING DOCK & SHIPBUILDING CO., Ltd., Shipbuilders & Dry Dock Owners, Port Talbot, S. Wales. T. A. " Shipyard, Port Talbot." T. N.: Port Talbot 294. Directors: M. Mordey (Chairman ), A. Mawson J. W. Pyman, J.P., D. Stephens, J.P., and C. Winn Jones. Sec.: F. C. Mullens.

PORT TALBOT STEEL CO., Ltd., Port Talbot, South Wales. T. A.: " Steel, Port Talbot." T. N.: Port Talbot 311 (Private Branch Exchange). Established 1906. Capita/ £500,000, Issued £350,000. Directors: Colonel Sir John R. Wright, Bt. (Chairman ) Sir R. V. Vassar-Smith, Bart., J. C. Davies, C.B.E. J.P., Colonel Sir W. Charles Wright, K.B.E., C.B. and C. Winn Jones. Secretary: I. M. Turnock. Specialities.—Siemens-Martin open hearth acid and basic steel, angles, channels, flats, rounds, rails blooms, billets, bars, plates and sheets, etc.

PORTABLE ELECTRIC MOTORS (1919) Ltd., 121, Victoria Street, S.W.I. T. A.: " Promote Sowest." T. N.: Victoria 3448. Established 1919. Capital £50,000. Directors: Capt. G. Fryer (Chairman and Managing ), H. Sadd, H. C. Silver Major Bright and Major Myburgh. Manufactures.—Electric motors.

PORTABLE FURNACE & PATENTS CO. Ltd., Engineers, Carrington, Nottingham. T. A. " Furnace, Nottingham." T. N.: Nottingham 887. Founded 1882. Manufactures.—Patent portable oil furnaces, brazing lamps, pipe cutters, tap and valve reseaters.

PORTER, TURK & Son, Ltd., Agricultural Engineers & Ironfounders, 118, Bartholomew Street Newbury, Berks. T. A.: "Newbury 36." T. N. Newbury 36.

POSITIVE LOCK WASHER CO., 80-4, James Watt Street, Glasgow. Manufactures.—" Kolok " positive lock washer.

POTT, CASSELS & WILLIAMSON, Engineers and Founders, Motherwell, near Glasgow. T. A. " Pott, Motherwell." T. N.: Motherwell 22. Established 1893. Partners: David Young Cassels Robert Williamson, J. H. H. Cassels and J. B. Cassels. Employees: 350. Manufactures.—Sugar machinery and centrifugal machines.

POTTER, A. C. & Co., Dysart Road Ironworks, Grantham. T. A.: " Pumps, Grantham." T. N.: Grantham 251. Manufactures.—Steam pumping engines, borehole deep-well and air lift pumps, rotary core-drilling machines, rock and earth-boring plants.

POULTON & SON, 185, Elgar Road, Reading. T. A.: "Poulton, Reading." T. N.: Reading 265. Members of Firm: E. E. M. and F. Poulton. Est. 27 years. Manufactures.—Patent curvilinear boiler blocks, patent adjustable boiler blocks, and all types of fireclay material.

POWELL & HANMER, Ltd., Chester Street Aston, Birmingham. T. A.: " Horoscope." Established 1884. Capital £50,000. Employees: About 1,250. Directors: Frank Hanmer, Senr., Frank Hanmer, Junr. Products.—Lamps for motors, motor-cycles and cycles also electric lighting equipment for same.

POWELL BROS., Ltd., Mechanical Engineers, Cambrian Works, Wrexham. T. A.: " Iron Wrexham." T. N.: Wrexham 54. Established 1876. Incorporated as a Limited Co. 19r4. Capital £50,000, Issued ilo,000. Directors: J. E. Powell, R. J. Powell, J. W. Powell, R. J. G. Powell. Secretary: E. C. Powell. Specialities.—Agricultural implements, potato diggers, etc.. oil, and petrol engines, country house lighting plants and pumping plants, etc.

POWELL, C. M., Brothers, Tube Makers 36 and 37, Aston Road, Birmingham. T. A. " Diameter, Birmingham." T. N.: Central 2555. Established 1774. Employees: About 180. Principals: Frederick Powell, Charles Marshall Powell. Products.—Solid drawn brass tubes, copper tubes and nickel silver tubes.

POWER-GAS CORPORATION, Ltd., Stockton-on-Tees. T. A.: " Tetratomic, Stockton-onTees." T. N.: Stockton-on-Tees 501. Incorporated as a Ltd. Co. 1901. Directors: E. L. Pease (Chairman), E. S. Mond, R. Armitage, R. R. Crewdson J. A. E. Rayner, W. Beswick and A. H. Lymm. Manufactures.—Gas plants.

POWER PLANT CO., Ltd., West Drayton, Middlesex. T. A.: "Roc, West Drayton." T. N. Yiewsley 22. Established and Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1903. Capital £80,000, Issued £71,560. Directors: T. McLeod (Chairman), R. J. McLeod (Managing), 0. L. Harries, J. Watanabe. Secretary R. C. Salt. Employees: 300. Manufactures.—Double helical turbine reduction K': gears, straight and double helical cut gears of all sizes up to maximum powers.

POWER PULLEY CO., Ltd., Mechanical Engineers, Union Works, Charles Street, Manchester. T. A.: "Perforation, Manchester." T. N.: Manchester Central 1659. Established 1884. Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1886. Capital £20,000, Issued 414,489, Reserve Fund, 425,000. Chairman and Managing Director: L. W. Shepherd. Directors F. Bates and Saml. Raephs, J.P. Specialities.—Pulleys, shafting, clutches and bright bar production, and patent steel belt driving.

POWNER, Dixon & Sons, Mechanical Engineers, Collapsible Gate Manufacturers, Rockingham Street, Leeds. T. N.: Leeds 26921. Established 1894. Principals: Dixon Powner, Ernest Powner and Willis Powner. Specialities.—Patent automatic closing and locking lift gates, also " Ideal " safety gates for pit cages.

PRATCHITT BROS., Engineers, Iron and Brass Founders, Denton Iron Works, Carlisle. T. A. " Pratchitts, Engineers, Carlisle." T. N.: Carlisle 344. Established 1860. Principal: W. M. Pratchitt. Manufactures.—Pumping machine, haulage and winding gears, chemical plant.

PRATT, F. & Co., Ltd., Mechanical Engineers, Eagle Iron Works, Halifax. T. A.: "Pratt, Halifax." T. N.: Halifax 161. Established 1886. Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1897. Directors: F. Pratt and W. Pratt. Specialities.—Lathe chucks, independent and universal, 2, 3 and 4 jaw, face plate jaws, etc.

PRECISION ENGINEERING CO., Ltd. Press Tool Makers and Metal Stampers, 143/7 Rosebery Avenue, London, E.C.I. T. A.: " Precengico, Isling, London." T. N.: Central 12382. Managing Director: C. J. W. Hanson, A.I.E.E. Manufactures.—Ledger metals, transfer metals gramophone tone arms, sound boxes and accessories armature stampings.

PRECISION GAUGES, Ltd., Jig & Gauge manufacturers, Wrentham Street, Birmingham. T. A.: " Rekrap, Birmingham." T. N.: Midland 1016.

PREMIER COOLER & ENGINEERING CO. Ltd. (The), Station Works, Shalford, nr. Guildford Surrey. T. A.: "Precooler, Shalford." T. N. Shalford, Surrey 27. Established 1909. Incorporated as a Limited Co. October, 1914. Capital £12,000, Issued £7,772. Directors: Frederick A. Yerbury, M.I.Mech.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Frank Lee and H. Stevens. Director and Secretary: George Swaby, A.C.I.S. Staff: About ioo. Specialities.—Water cooling plant, air cleaners (dry and wet systems), " Unic " steam traps, oil separators, etc.

PREMIER ELECTRIC CONTROL CO., The Electrical Engineers, 849, Harrow Road, Willesden Junction, London, N.W.Io. T. A.: " Smoothbore Phone London." T. N.: Willesden 1489. Sole Proprietor: L. J. Hitchcock. Specialities.—Electrical starting and controlling gear.

PREMIER ELECTRIC HEATERS, Ltd., Keeley Street Works, Watery Lane, Birmingham. T. A.: "Fahrenheit, Birmingham." T. N. Victoria 463. Established 1907. Capital £10,000. Directors: Geo. H. Collins, Herbert F. Collins Alfred J. Collins. Products.—Fires and radiators for rooms, offices factories, etc.; electric irons, urns, kettles, hotplates cookers, etc.

PREMIER GAS ENGINE CO., Ltd., The Sandiacre. T. A.: "Premier, Sandiacre." T. N. Sandiacre 39. Incorporated 1898. Capital £100,000. Directors: J. J. Carter (Chairman), J. H. Hamilton (Managing ), Sir Kenneth I. Crossley, Bart., H. J. Gibbons and Frank Pitty. Employees: 250. Manufacture.—Large gas engines.

PREMIER LAMP & ENGINEERING CO. Ltd., Moorfield Works, Armley, Leeds. T. A. " Prelamco, Leeds." T. N.: Leeds 24507. Established 1907. Incortoorated as a Limited Co. 1913. Capital £Io,coo, Reserve Fund £2,000. Chairman: R. L. P. Bell. Managing Director: R. L. Woosnam. Directnrs: A. Glencross and J. Blumer. Specialities.—Miners' safety lamps, flare lights acetylene hand lamps, acetylene welding plants, etc.

PREMIER SHEET METAL CO., The Engineers, Merchants and Manufacturers, Rhodes Bank Works, Beever Street, Oldham, Lancs. T. A. " Metals, Oldham." T. N.: Oldham 749. Partners Wilfred Smith and Harry Broadbent, A.M.I.Mech.E. Manufacturers of planished steel guards for engine cylinders, etc., guards of every description for flywheels, gearing, machinery, etc.

PRESTWICH, J. A. & Co., Motor Engineers, London, N.17. T. A.: " Prestwich, Tottlane, London." T. N.: Tottenham 1612. Established 190. Director: J. A. Prestwich. Manufactures.—Motor cycle engines.

PRICE & BELSHAM, Mechanical and Export Engineers, c2, Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C.4. T. A.: "Belsham, Phone, London." T. N. Central 6003. Established 1878. Principal: John Tomlinson Corbin, J.P. Speciality.—Sharman's patent fault detector and main finder for electricity, water and gas works.

PRIEST, Mark & Sons, 69, Old Bread Street St. Philip's, Bristol. T. A.: " Markpriest, Bristol." T. N.: Bristol 3794. Established 1833. Sole Partner: Walter F. Priest. Specialities.—Crane chains, timber chains and cables; fully equipped annealing furnaces and hydraulic testing machines.

PRIESTMAN, John & Co., Shipbuilders Castletown Shipyard, Southwick, Sunderland. T. A.: "Priestman, Sunderland." T. N.: 326. Established 1882. Private Company. Employees: 75o. Sole Proprietor: John Priestman. Products.—Cargo steamers up to 15,00o tons.

PRITCHARD, John & Sons, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Excelsior Patent Tube Works, West Bromwich. T. A.: " Dial, Westbromwich." T. N.: West Bromwich 97. Established 1879. Principal: F. W. Pinson. Manager: A. H. Hoggins. Manufactures.—Welded, close joint and brazed iron and steel tubes, also enamelled conduit tubes and fittings.

PRITCHARD, John & Sons, Ltd., Engineers Iron and Brassfounders, Atlas Court, St. Helens.

PRITCHARD, T., Ltd., South Staffs. Tube Works, Wednesbury. T. A.: " Thomas Pritchard Wednesbury." T. N.: Wednesbury 13. Established 1857. Incorporated as a Private Ltd. Co. 1917. Employees: 200. Governing Director: A. E. Pritchard. Manufactures.—Lapwelded tubes, and wrought iron fittings.

PRITCHETT & GOLD & E.P.S. CO., Ltd., Accumulator Manufacturers, 50, Grosvenor Gardens Victoria, London, S.W.I. T. A.: " Storage, Sowest London." T. N.: Victoria 3667. Established 1882. Directors: Sir Archibald G. Gold (Chairman) F. C. Graham Menzies, G. R. N. Minchin, William Peto, C. R. D. Pritchett, T. W. Pritchett, David Willock. Products.—Accumulators for all purposes.

PROCTER BROS. (Wireworks ), Ltd., Call Lane, Leeds. T. A.: " Wire, Leeds." T. N. 24382. Directors: Charles Howard Procter, Arthur Procter. Est. 1740. Inc. as a Ltd. Co. in 1916. Manufactures.—Wirework of every description window guards, machinery guards, lime sand and gravel screens, riddles and sieves, spark arrestors etc.

PROCTOR, James, Ltd., Mechanical Engineers Hammerton Street Iron Works, Burnley. T. A. " Proctor, Burnley." T. N.: Burnley 202-212. Established 1875. Directors: A. Holden and T. C. Proctor. Specialities.—Mechanical stokers and coal elevators.

PROCTOR, Thos. & Son, Ltd., Ventilating Engineers and Sheet Metal Workers, South Shore, Gateshead. T. A.: "Procurator, Gateshead." T. N. Gateshead 68. Manufactures.—Ships' ventilator cowls, ventilator coamings and 'tween deck tubes, ships' tanks funnels, masts, lamps, and cooking utensils.

PROVIDENT STEEL & TOOL CO., Ltd. (The), General Engineers, Machinists and Forgemasters, Brown Street, Sheffield. T. A.: " Invincible, Sheffield." T. N.: Sheffield Central 4746. Established 1913. Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1914. Capital L4, 750 , Issued 4,000. Directors: James Rodgers, H. White, P. Toothill (Director and Secretary) and J. B. Woodman (General Manager ). Specialities.—Hammers, picks, wedges, mining contractors' and blacksmiths' tools, forgings in alloy and carbon steels, and mining drills.

PUGH, C. H., Ltd., Screw Manufacturers, Market Street, Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham.

PULFORD BROS., Ltd., 106-8-10, Whitechapel, Liverpool. T. A.: "Personal." T. N. 1495, 1496 and 1497 Royal. Registered September 8, 1899. Capital £6,000. Employees: 6o. Man_ Director: Egerton Goolden Pulford, A.M.I.E.E. Director: Elizabeth Pulford. Sec.: A. T. Hillman. Products.—Electrical accessories, motor car accessories, electrical and motor car engineering.

PULSOMETER ENGINEERING CO., Nine Elms Iron Works, Reading. T. A.: " Pulsometer Reading." T. N.: 583 Reading. Established 1875. Joint Managing Directors: S. H. Hodgkin, G. E. Hodgkin. Branch Offices: Birmingham, Cardiff Glasgow, Leeds, London, Liverpool, Manchester. Products.—" Pulsometer " steam pumps, centrifugal and turbine pumps, stereophagus pumps filtration and refrigeration plant, " Criton " hand ice machines, diaphones and sirens.

PUMPS, Ltd., 81, Spencer Street, Birmingham. T. A.: "Salvage, Birmingham." T. N.: Birmingham Central 2364. Director: Ernest W. Bourne. Speciality.—Rotary pumps.

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