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manufacturers: electric lanterns

A C Ford - Arthur Crawford Ford
Active: 1946-
Location: Dudley
Lineage: -
Equipment: Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
AEI - Associated Electrical Industries
Active: 1929-1967
Location: Leicester
Lineage: BTH, Metropolitan Vickers, Siemens, Ediswan
Equipment: Control Gear, Lamps, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Atlas - Atlas Lighting Division, Thorn Electrical Industries
Active: 1930s - 1967
Location: ???
Lineage: Atlas
Equipment: Control Gear, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
BB Industries - Barnard And Buecheler Ltd
Active: 1950s
Location: Sunningdale
Lineage: BB Industries
Equipment: Lanterns.
Benjamin - Benjamin Electric Limited
Active: 1920s-
Location: London
Lineage: Benjamin
Equipment: Lanterns.
BLEECO - The Brighton Lighting and Electrical Engineering Co. Ltd.
Active: 1921-1961
Location: Brighton
Lineage: Reason, BLEECO
Equipment: Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
BLI - British Lighting Industries
Active: 1962-1969
Location: ???
Lineage: Atlas, AEI
Equipment: Control Gear, Lamps, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
BTH - British Thomson-Houston
Active: 1896-1959
Location: Rugby
Lineage: BTH
Equipment: Control Gear, Lamps, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Credenda - Credenda Conduits Co. Ltd.
Active: - 1930s
Location: Oldbury, Birmingham
Lineage: Credenda
Equipment: Lanterns, Brackets
Crompton - Crompton Parkinson Ltd.
Active: 1880s -
Location: London
Lineage: Crompton
Equipment: Lamps, Lanterns, Brackets
Curtis - Curtis Lighting Company Of Great Britain Limited
Active: 1930s
Location: ???
Lineage: Curtis
Equipment: Lanterns
DAVIS - Davis Engineering Limited
Active: Late 1980s
Location: Haverhill
Lineage: ELECO, DAVIS
Equipment: Control Gear, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Ediswan - The Edison Swan Electric Company Limited
Active: 1880s - 1950s
Location: London
Lineage: Ediswan
Equipment: Lanterns.
ELECO - Engineering and Lighting Equipment Co. Limited
Active: 1880s - 1980s
Location: St. Albans
Lineage: ELECO
Equipment: Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Elm - Elm Works Limited
Active: ???
Location: Wimbledon
Lineage: Elm
Equipment: Lanterns
ESLA - The Electric Street Lighting Apparatus Co.
Active: 1920s - 1950s
Location: Canterbury
Lineage: ESLA
Equipment: Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Falks - Falk Stadelmann And Co. Ltd
Active: 1850s - 1970s
Location: London
Lineage: Falks
Equipment: Lanterns
GEC - General Electric Company Ltd.
Active: 1880s - 1990s
Location: London
Lineage: GEC
Equipment: Control Gear, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Holophane - Holophane Ltd.
Active: 1898 -
Location: London (although the parent company is American)
Lineage: Holophane
Equipment: Prismatic Refractors, Lanterns
Hume Atkins - Hume Atkins Limited
Active: 1950s -
Location: London
Lineage: Hume Atkins
Equipment: Lanterns
Industria - Industria Technische Verlichting B.V.
Active: 1950s -
Location: UK branch: Bottle, Main Office: Rotterdam
Lineage: Industira
Equipment: Lanterns
Johnson And Phillips - Johnson And Phillips
Active: 1875 - 1961
Location: London
Lineage: -
Equipment: Arc Lamps, Lanterns
Kandem - Körting & Mathiesen (Kandem) Electrical, Ltd.
Active: - 1930s
Location: London
Lineage: Kandem
Equipment: Arc Lamps, Lanterns
Lewenz & Wilkinson - Lewenz & Wilkinson Limited
Active: 1920s-
Location: London
Lineage: Lewenz & Wilkinson
Equipment: Lanterns.
Metrovick - Metropolitan Vickers
Active: 1880s - 1959
Location: London
Lineage: Metrovick
Equipment: Control Gear, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Philips - Philips
Active: 1880s -
Location: London
Lineage: ELECO, Philips
Equipment: Control Gear, Lamps, Lanterns.
Phosco - Phosco
Active: 1950s -
Location: Ware
Lineage: Phosco
Equipment: Lanterns.
Reason - Reason Manufacturing Limited
Active: 1891 - 1915
Location: Brighton
Lineage: Reason
Equipment: Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Relite - Relite Electric Limited
Active: 1967 - 1975
Location: Tipton
Lineage: REVO
Equipment: Control Gear, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
REVO - REVO Electric Co. Ltd.
Active: 1930s - 1960s
Location: Tipton
Lineage: REVO
Equipment: Control Gear, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Siemens - Siemens Electric Lamps and Supplies Limited
Active: 1840s - 1950s
Location: London
Lineage: Siemens
Equipment: Control Gear, Lamps, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Siemens Ediswan - Siemens Edison Swan Limited
Active: 1950s - 1960s
Location: London
Lineage: Siemens, Ediswan
Equipment: Control Gear, Lamps, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Simplex - Simplex Electric Co. Ltd.
Active: 1930s - 1990s
Location: Birmingham
Lineage: Simplex, Credenda
Equipment: Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Thorn - Thorn Lighting
Active: 1930s -
Location: London
Lineage: Atlas, AEI, Thorn
Equipment: Control Gear, Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Wardle - Wardle Engineering Co. Ltd.
Active: 1890s - 1980s
Location: Manchester
Lineage: Wardle
Equipment: Lanterns
Whitecroft - Whitecroft Road And Tunnel Lighting
Active: 1980s - 2000s
Location: Tipton
Lineage: Whitecroft, Industria, Chalmit (ELECO and DAVIS), Siemens (GEC)
Equipment: Lanterns




manufacturers: gas

A&M - Alder And Mackay Limited
Active: 1850-1940s
Location: Edinburgh
Lineage: A&M
Equipment: Gas Lanterns, Clock Controllers.
Elm - Elm Works Limited
Active: ???
Location: Wimbledon
Lineage: Elm
Equipment: Gas Lanterns
Foster & Pullen - Foster & Pullen Ltd.
Active: 1920s-1940s
Location: Bradford
Lineage: Foster & Pullen
Equipment: Gas Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Keith & Blackman - Keith Blackman Ltd.
Active: 1920s-1950s
Location: London
Lineage: Keith Blackman
Equipment: Gas Lanterns, Suspension Systems.
Kempton & Son - C. H. Kempton & Co., Ltd.
Active: 1930s - 1950s
Location: London
Lineage: Kempton & Son
Equipment: Gas Lanterns.
Lighting Trades - Lighting Trades, Ltd.
Active: 1930s
Location: London
Lineage: Welsbach, Lighting Trades
Equipment: Gas Lanterns.
Parkinson - W. Parkinson & Co, Ltd.
Active: 1818 - 1950s
Location: London
Lineage: Parkinson, Aspec
Equipment: Gas Lanterns.
Peebles - Peebles & Co, Ltd.
Active: 1908 - 1973
Location: Edinburgh
Lineage: Peebles
Equipment: Gas Governors.
Sugg - William Sugg & Co. Ltd.
Active: 1860s -
Location: Westminster
Lineage: Sugg
Equipment: Gas Lanterns, Brackets and Columns.
Welsbach - Welsbach Light Co., Ltd.
Active: 1880s - 1940s
Location: London
Lineage: Welsbach
Equipment: Gas Lanterns.
William Edgar & Son - William Edgar & Son Ltd.
Active: 1930s - 1950s
Location: Hammersmith
Lineage: William Edgar & Son
Equipment: Gas Lanterns.
Willey - Willey And Co. Ltd.
Active: 1889-1950s
Location: Exeter
Lineage: Willey
Equipment: Gas Lanterns.




manufacturers: lamps

Stella - Stella Lamp Company Ltd.
Active: 1960s
Location: London
Lineage: Stella Ltd
Equipment: Lamps.




manufacturers: lantern control (time switches, photocells)

Aspec Ltd - Aspec Limited
Active: -1954
Location: London
Lineage: Aspec Ltd
Equipment: Time Switches.
Automatic Electric Company, Ltd - Automatic Electric Company, Ltd
Active: 1930s
Location: ???
Lineage: Automatic Electric Co., Ltd
Equipment: Remote Control.
Automatic Light Controlling Company, Ltd - Automatic Light Controlling Company, Ltd
Active: 1900-1950s
Location: Bournemouth
Lineage: Automatic Light Controlling Company, Ltd
Equipment: Time Switches.
ATM - Automatic Telephone And Electrical Co., Ltd
Active: 1940s
Location: London
Lineage: ATM, Automatic Electric Co., Ltd
Equipment: Remote Control.
Gas Meter Company - The Gas Meter Company Limited
Active: 1930s
Location: London
Lineage: Gas Meter Company
Equipment: Gas Controllers.
Horstmann - The Horstmann Gear Company, Ltd.
Active: 1890s-
Location: Bath
Lineage: Horstmann
Equipment: Gas Controllers, Electric Time Switches.
Londex, Ltd - Londex Limited
Active: 1950s
Location: London
Lineage: Londex
Equipment: Photo-Electric Switches, Time Switches.
Measurement Ltd - Measurement Limited
Active: 1930s
Location: London
Lineage: Measurement Limited
Equipment: Remote Control.
Metropolitan Gas Meters - Metropolitan Gas Meters, Ltd.
Active: 1950s
Location: Nottingham
Lineage: Metropolitan Gas Meters
Equipment: Gas Controllers, Electric Time Switches.
Radiovisor - Radiovisor Parent Ltd.
Active: 1930s
Location: London
Lineage: Radiovisor
Equipment: Photo cells
Record - The Record Electrical Co. Ltd.
Active: 1911-1971
Location: Cheshire
Lineage: Record
Equipment: Remote Control
Sangamo - Sangamo Weston Limited
Active: 1940 -
Location: Enfield
Lineage: Sangamo
Equipment: Time Switches.
Sordoviso - Sordoviso Switchgear Limited
Active: 1940s
Location: Loughborough
Lineage: Sordoviso
Equipment: Remote Control
Standard - Standard Telephones And Cables Limited
Active: 1950s
Location: London
Lineage: Standard
Equipment: Remote Control
Venner - Venner Limited
Active: 1940s-1970s
Location: New Malden
Lineage: Venner
Equipment: Time Switches




manufacturers: columns

British Steel - British Steel Corporation
Active: 1967-1999
Location: London
Lineage: Stewarts & Lloyds
Equipment: Columns and brackets.
Bromford Tube - Bromford Tube Company Limited
Active: 1930s-
Location: London
Lineage: Bromford Tube
Equipment: Columns and brackets.
CU - Concrete Utilities Limited
Active: 1930s-
Location: Ware
Lineage: CU, Tarslag
Equipment: Concrete columns and brackets.
Costain - Costain Concrete Company Limited
Active: 1950s
Location: ???
Lineage: Costain
Equipment: Concrete columns and brackets.
Girling - Girling Ferro-Concrete Limited
Active: 1940s-1950s
Location: Feltham
Lineage: Gerling
Equipment: Concrete columns and brackets.
Hardy And Padmore - Hardy And Padmore Limited
Active: 1808-1969
Location: Worcester
Lineage: Hardy And Padmore
Equipment: Cast iron columns and brackets.
Johnston Bros. - Johnston Brothers (Contractors) Limited
Active: 1930s-1950s
Location: Dawley
Lineage: Johnson Bros
Equipment: Concrete columns.
Lucy - W. Lucy And Co. Limited
Active: ???? -
Location: Oxford
Lineage: Lucy
Equipment: Columns and brackets.
Mackenzie Bros. - Mackenzie Brothers Limited
Active: 1890s
Location: Edinburgh
Lineage: Mackenzie Bros
Equipment: Cast iron columns.
Metal Developments - Metal Developments Limited
Active: 1950s-
Location: London
Lineage: Metal Developments
Equipment: Metal brackets and columns.
Metropolitan Pipe And Pole - Metropolitan Pipe And Pole Company Limited
Active: 1930s
Location: London
Lineage: Metropolitan Pipe And Pole
Equipment: Concrete columns and brackets.
Newport And South Wales Tubes - Newport And South Wales Tube Company Limited
Active: 1930s-
Location: Birmingham
Lineage: Newport And South Wales Tubes
Equipment: Columns.
Poles Ltd - Poles Limited
Active: 1930s-1960s
Location: London
Lineage: Poles Limited
Equipment: Metal brackets and columns.
South Durham Cargo Fleet Steel - South Durham Cargo Fleet Steel Limited
Active: 1930s
Location: Durham
Lineage: South Durham Cargo Fleet Steel
Equipment: Tubular steel columns and brackets.
Springbank - Springbank Quarry Company Limited
Active: 1950s
Location: Scotland
Lineage: Springback
Equipment: Concrete Brackets and Columns.
Spun Concrete - Spun Concrete Limited AKA Simpson (Rye Harbour) Limited
Active: 1950s
Location: Rye Harbour, Sussex
Lineage: Spun Concrete
Equipment: Concrete Brackets and Columns.
Stanton - Stanton Ironworks Company Limited
Active: 1930s-1950s
Location: Nottingham
Lineage: Stanton
Equipment: Concrete Brackets and Columns.
Stewarts And Lloyds - Stewarts And Lloyds Limited
Active: 1930s-1967
Location: Glasgow, Birmingham, London
Lineage: Stewarts And Lloyds
Equipment: Tubular steel columns and brackets.
Tarslag - Tarslag Limited
Active: ????-1953
Location: ???
Lineage: Tarslag
Equipment: Concrete Columns.
Walter Slingsby - Walter Slingsby & Co., Ltd.
Active: 1930s - 2003
Location: Keighley
Lineage: Walter Slighsby
Equipment: Suspension Systems.




manufacturers: gear

Hunts Capacitors - A. H. Hunt (Capacitors) Ltd.
Active: 1950s
Location: Croydon
Lineage: Hunts Capacitors
Equipment: PF Correction Capacitors
Parmar - W. J. Parry & Co (Nottm) Ltd.
Active: 1950s
Location: Derby
Lineage: Parmar
Equipment: Gear
TMC - Telephone Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
Active: 1950s
Location: Orpington
Lineage: TMC
Equipment: PF Correction Capacitors




associations

British Commercial Gas Association - British Commercial Gas Association
Active: 1930s - 1940s
Location: London
Lineage: n/a
Equipment: n/a
EDA - British Electrical Development Association
Active: 1930s-1950s
Location: London
Lineage: n/a
Equipment: n/a
The Association of Metal Sprayers - The Association of Metal Sprayers
Active: 1940s
Location: Dudley
Lineage: n/a
Equipment: n/a




gas suppliers

South Metropolitan Gas Co. - South Metropolitan Gas Company
Active: 1830s-1950s
Location: London
Lineage: South Metropolitan Gas Co.
Equipment: Lanterns
Gas Light And Coke - The Gas Light And Coke Company
Active: 1812 -
Location: London
Lineage: Gas Light And Coke.
Equipment: Lanterns