National Gas Engine Company 1890 - 1932

Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom

1890 - The National Gas Engine Company founded by Henry M. Bickerton at Wellington Works, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. manufacturing engines to run on town gas.

1932 - became the National Gas and Oil Engine Company;

1930s? - taken over by the successors of Mirrlees-Bickerton & Day Limited;

1966 - changed name to Mirrlees National;

1977 - became Mirrlees-Blackstone, part of Hawker Siddeley