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English Asbestos Co

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English Asbestos Co, of Brislington, Bristol

1940 Formed by Hubert H. P. Trist and Co to carry out carding and spinning for the production of asbestos yarns for brake linings

1967 Subsidiary of Trist, Draper Group[1].

1967 Associated company of BBA[2].

1969 Cape acquired the Trist, Draper group of companies,

c.1969 Cape Asbestos Co acquired BBA's 26 per cent shareholding in English Asbestos Co Ltd.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times 12 July 1967
  2. The Times, 28 November 1967