Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Ismay Cables

From Graces Guide

1936 Company established as cable manufacturer; was a subsidiary of Ismay Industries

1938 Had never made a profit

1938 Large purchase of its shares by a member of the Cable Makers' Association[1]

1939 Disposed of works and plant (it is presumed as Sterling Cable Co) - the company became an investment holding company

1946 Ceased to be a subsidiary of Ismay; changed name to S.I. Holdings

1946 Name changed to Midland Holdings Ltd.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 16, 1938
  • The Times (London, England), Friday, Nov 08, 1946