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November 1909.
July 1910.
January 1920.
February 1921.
February 1922. Commercial vehicle headlamp.
November 1922.
June 1923.
June 1924.
September 1925.
May 1928.
1929. Oxy - Acetylene Welding Outfit.
1929. Electric Arc Welding Set.
1929. Automatic Spot Welding Machine.

of Victoria Station House, Westminster, SW1.

Premises at North Circular Road, Cricklewood[1]

See Thomas Gaskell Allen

1908 Company established and incorporated

Built the Imperial direct-coupled lighting sets. Engines may have been bought in from Russell Newbury [2]

1910 Agent was Lloyd and Plaister (see advert)

1922 Joint Managing Directors: T. G. Allen, P. B. Liversidge and E. W. Sprott.

1922 Amalgamated with the Dissolved Acetylene Co (see advert)

1926 4th July. C. S. Gilman (Chairman) died in his sleep.

1926 Major Sir Cooper-Key elected to the board.[3]

1926 November. Henry Stevenson was chairman.[4]

1930 Became part of the British Oxygen Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Sell's Directory of Registered Telegraphic Addresses, 1933, Page 6
  2. A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5
  3. The Engineer 1926/09/10
  4. The Engineer 1926/11/12