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WH Allen, Sons & Co Ltd, diesel engine manufacturers, hydraulic, mechanical and electrical engineers

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Date: 1880-2002
  • Bedford, Bedfordshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Electrical > Electrical engineering and contracting | Engineering: Mechanical > Engines, prime movers | Engineering: Mechanical > Pumps, valves, compressors and hydraulic equipment | Engineering: Mechanical > Mechanical engineering (general) | Engineering: Mechanical > Shipbuilding and marine engineering
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C105888 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B2628 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
c1880-1976: design, production notebooks and photographs
Bedfordshire Archives
NRA 6970 Bedfordshire misc

See LA Ritchie, The Shipbuilding Industry (1992)
1905-53: papers rel to the development of the Allen-Electra steam turbine, and scrap book
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Archive
NRA 41354 Institution
c1880-2002: further technical drawings, photographs, publications and other records
Bedfordshire Archives
See Annual Return 2005, 2010, 2016
1947-1960: reports, working instructions, bulletins
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Archive
See Annual Return 2006 Acc 1046