Company timeline: 1950s

People news

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DateEventSignificanceSource
23/10/1953F J Fielding reports the death of A P Goode (Chairman), aged 47.  (Alan Paul Goode was a former chairman of Petters, whose company had acquired the oil/gas engine business in 1939).People newsD7338/1/4/1
07/03/1955C L Hill (Chairman) reports the death of F B Fielding, aged 82.People newsD7338/1/4/1
24/08/1956C M A Whitaker appointed Director of Fielding & Platt.People newsD7338/1/4/1
24/03/1958D V Rowles appointed Technical Director of Fielding & Platt.People newsD7338/1/4/1
24/03/1958C M A Whitaker appointed General Manager of Fielding & Platt.People newsD7338/1/4/1
27/06/1958Citizen: Tom Millington retires from F & P after 50 years service.People newsD7338/8/2/2
29/08/1958Mr R Stammers, Director, retires from Fielding & Platt.People newsD7338/8/2/2
1959Fielding ceased manufacture of oil engines.Company newsClarence Hack

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