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C. H. Kempton And Company, Limited.

C. H. Kempton And Company Limited, Kempton And Son Limited
Stangate House
235 Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1


Founded by Mr. C. H. Kempton.

In 1932, they were producing square and circular lanterns for Street Lighting. Of particular note were the Majestic and Kemborn models, which were circular gas lanterns offering 1000 and 400 c.p. respectively and could be fitted with optional stainless steel directional reflectors. - APLE Exhibition Catalogue 1932


They exhibited a range of lamps for Public Lighting at the APLE's 1936 Conference in Cheltenham. - Public Lighting #3, 1936


Displayed their Majestic and Starlyte lamps at the APLE's Folkestone conference. - APLE Conference Programme 1937


Showed their latest low pressure gas lamps to the requirements specified in the MOT Final Report on Street Lighting at the 1938 Conference. The Triumph and redesigned Starlyte lanterns were shown along with the Majestic, Kempborn and Heathfield lamps. The units can have refractors, stainless steel wing reflectors or "Multiplane" mirror glass reflectors added. - APLE Conference Programme 1938


The Triumph and Starlyte are the principle lanterns being exhibited whilst the Majestic, Kemborn and Heathfield lanterns are also mentioned.- APLE Conference Programme 1939


One of several manufacturers who produced the Standard Gas Industry Fitting for converting gas lanterns to comply with war-time starlight conditions. - Public Lighting #17, April 1940.


Mr. C. H. Kempton, aged 80, and former Managing Director, passed away on June 22nd 1941. - Public Lighting #22, July-September 1941.


As soon as circumstances permit the company will be again placing on the market a range of lamps and lanterns that in pre-war days were in demand. - Public Lighting #44, 1944


References:
APLE Exhibition Catalogue Blackpool 1932
APLE Conference Programme Folkestone 1937
APLE Conference Programme Bournemouth 1938
APLE Conference Programme Glasgow 1939