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Albion Motors

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1933. Cylinder Block of Albion Oil Engine.
1933. 31-70 B.H.P. Six Cylinder Oil Engine.
July 1938.
1946. Heavy artillery tractor.
February 1947.
April 1951.
April 1951. Albion pantechnicon in Rhodesia.

of Scotstoun, Glasgow.

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1899 Albion Motor Co founded by Norman Osbourne Fulton and Thomas Blackwood Murray

1902 Became private company.

1914 Became public company.

1914 Manufacturers of petrol-propelled vehicles of all types. Employees 900 to 1,000. [1]

1931 Name changed to (presumably) Albion Motors Ltd

1935 Acquired Halleys Industrial Motors

1930s Maker of diesel engines

1944 Producing the four-cylinder (68 bhp) and six-cylinder (102 bhp) diesel engines.

1951 Acquired by Leyland Motors.[2]

1954 3-4 ton 'Claymore' introduced. The 7-year old 6-7 ton 'Chieftain' selling well. [3]

1957 Sir Jackson Millar the chairman receives knighthood.

1958 H. W. Fulton the MD retires

1958 Dec. Henry Spurrier (III) replaces Jackson Millar as chairman

1961 Manufacturers of heavy commercial and passenger motor vehicles. [4]

1961 December. Stanley Markland is MD [5]

1972 The Albion name was discontinued.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The Times, May 16, 1951
  3. The Times, Wednesday, Mar 31, 1954
  4. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  5. The Times, Thursday, Dec 28, 1961