Reference number
  • AAE
  • 1925-1969
  • Collection
  • The collection contains: memorandum and articles of association; board meeting minutes; financial records.
  • 1 box
Admin history
  • Alford and Alder (Engineers) Ltd., axle, independent front suspension and steering gear specialists, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. The company name was changed to Alforder Newton Ltd. in February 1959. Alford and Alder, Newton and Bennett Ltd. and Power Jacks Ltd. were operating subsidiaries. The greater part of its production was already taken over by Standard-Triumph before they acquired the company in 1960.
    Reference: R. Storey, 'Automotive History Sources in Coventry Archives' (Coventry, 1996).
  • This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
  • This collection forms part of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Archive (MSS.226).
Finding aids
  • A copy of this catalogue is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom, at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's 'National Inventory of Documentary Sources'.

    Authority records exist for Alford and Alder (Engineers) Ltd. (GB 0152 AAR2291) and Alforder Newton Ltd. (GB 0152 AAR2292).
Access Conditions
  • There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

    All requests for publication of deposited material or the result of research based on it should be made to the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust. The Trust reserves all rights to commercial exploitation and commercial publication. Please contact the Modern Record Centre's staff for further details.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • [For Standard-Triumph files about Alford Alder, 1959-64, 1966-7, see MSS.226/ST/3/AA/1-15].
    The Modern Records Centre holds the papers of other companies which form part of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Archive.
    Technical materials are retained by the BMIHT. Technical enquiries should be made direct to the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, Archives and Information Service, Gaydon, Warwickshire.
  • Automobiles, Great Britain, Gearing
  • Automobiles, Great Britain, Springs and suspension
  • Motor industry, Great Britain