Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,457 pages of information and 245,911 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Aberdeen Gas Light Co

From Graces Guide

1824 Company formed. Erected gas works at Poynernook, near Guild Street.

During the first four years only oil-gas was manufactured

1828 the manufacture of coal-gas was started, which reduced the price.

1846 Amalgamated with the New Gas Light Co; the works at Poynernook were abandoned in favour of the other company's works at Sandiland.

1871 the whole undertaking was transferred to the Town Council by Act of Parliament.


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