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Trist, Draper

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Trist, Draper group, makers of brake and clutch linings, of Bristol.

1962 Public company; quoted on Bristol Stock Exchange; had 3 subsidiaries of which Hubert H. P. Trist and Co was the principal one[1].

1967 English Asbestos Co of Brislington was one of the subsidiary companies[2].

1968 Acquired near-neighbour Transport Brakes Ltd[3].

1969 Cape Asbestos Co took over Trist, Draper[4].

1974 Part of Cape Asbestos Co's Automotive and Engineering Products Division[5].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 14 March 1962
  2. The Times 12 July 1967
  3. The Times, 16 July 1968
  4. The Times, 7 August 1969
  5. The Times, 1 July 1974