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.

John Blackwood Hodge and Co

From Graces Guide

Distributors, hirers and servicers of heavy earth moving equipment

1947 Sole Agent and Distributors for Cummins diesels[1], Euclid Wagons, Link Belt Excavators, La Plante Choate Dozing and Scraping Equipment, Cleveland Trenchers, Galion Road Graders and Rollers[2]

1953 29 subsidiaries. Bernard Sunley had been largely responsible for building up the organisation to its current extent.

1953 Company acquired by Leanora Corporation; name changed to Blackwood Hodge Holdings[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Mar 10, 1947
  2. The Times, Mar 10, 1947
  3. The Times Apr 09, 1953