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David Tod (of Edinburgh)

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of Edina Copper Works, Easter Road, Edinburgh

1891 Living at 66 Old Kelvinhaugh Road, Glasgow Barony: David Tod (age 37 born Dunfermline), Coppersmith. With his wife Jane, son David Victor Tod (age 3) and two daughters.[1]

1919 Listed David V. Tod, Craighouse Terrace, Coppersmith. With Edith J. Tod.[2]

1923 Formation of new company. David Tod, Coppersmith, 240 Easter Road, Edinburgh, £5,000 in £1 shares.[3]

1926 Mention of David Victor Tod, 240 Easter Road, a commercial traveller, for motoring offence.[4]

1926 Showing their latest addition to the extensive range of domestic heating appliances.[5]

1928 Advertising 'Edina' and 'Ascot' range for heating and hot water.[6]

1930 Patent for an improvement in hot water boilers by David Tod Ltd and D. V. Tod.[7]

1931 Patent for draught controlling device for water heaters by David Tod Ltd and D. V. Tod.[8]

1939 Plan to form new workshop at 240 Easter Road.[9]

1946 Death of Jane the wife of the late David Tod, Coppersmith, at 9 Craigcrook Terrace, Blackhall, Edinburgh.[10]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. Electoral Register
  3. Dundee Courier - Saturday 17 February 1923
  4. Dundee Evening Telegraph - Thursday 25 March 1926
  5. Dundee Courier - Tuesday 16 February 1926
  6. The Scotsman - Thursday 27 September 1928
  7. Carluke and Lanark Gazette - Friday 20 June 1930
  8. Dundee Courier - Friday 14 August 1931
  9. Edinburgh Evening News - Friday 24 March 1939
  10. The Scotsman - Saturday 06 April 1946