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Browett Lindley

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February 1937. Air Compressor.

J. Browett Lindley (1931) Ltd, of Letchworth, Herts.

1931 George Cohen, Sons and Co acquired Browett, Lindley and Co

1931 Formation of J Browett Lindley (1931) Ltd (see picture)

Production was moved to the Letchworth facility of K. and L. Steelfounders and Engineers

1937 Manufacturers of steam engines and compressors. [1]

1938 Death of Thomas Browett[2]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers- supplier all types of power plant for aircraft and other works; a principal product is an air compressor.

1952 Sold to Alley and MacLellan[3]

1954 Company closed

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  2. The Times, Mar 12, 1938
  3. The Times, Sep 26, 1952