Records of Beardmore (Diesels) Ltd, diesel motor manufacturers and dealers, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Minutes 1931-1946
  • Statement of accounts 1945
  • Memorandum and articles of association 1925-1933

Administrative / Biographical History

Beardmore (Paisley) Ltd was incorporated as a limited liability company in 1925  in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. The company manufactured and dealt in diesel engines, motor cars, motor carriages and also undertook electrical work. William Beardmore of William Beardmore & Co Ltd , steel manufacturers and engineers, Glasgow, Scotland, was a member of the board of directors and one of the first acts of the company was to purchase diesel engines from William Beardmore & Co Ltd. In 1933  , the company was renamed Beardmore (Diesels) Ltd . It entered into voluntary liquidation in 1946  and all its investments sold.


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Deposit : A D : 1 July 1976

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GB 248 UGD 100/1 Records of William Beardmore & Co Ltd

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