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Earby Light Engineers

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Earby Light Engineers Ltd, precision engineers for the aircraft engine and airframe industry, of Earby Lancs., and Kelbrook, Lancs.

1954 Company incorporated

1968 Acquired by Turner Manufacturing Co Ltd, for its aircraft engineering expertise. Contracts with Rolls-Royce Aero Engine Division. Also had a subsidiary E.L.E. (Engineers) Ltd of Nelson, Lancs (incorporated 1963).

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Sources of Information

  • The Times, Jun 18, 1968