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Ferguson Radio Corporation, of Enfield
1935 Started making radio receivers (and later televisions)
1936 Acquired by Jules Thorn.
1946 Rights issue by Thorn Electrical Industries to finance the acquisition from Jules Thorn of the entire share capital of Ferguson Radio Corporation. The Ferguson name continued to be used by Thorn, and its successor Thorn EMI, until 1992.
1946 Conversion from war work was a protracted process; made preparations for production of television sets.