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George Wilson Gas Meters

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October 1909.
August 1912.
February 1914.

of Foleshill Road, Coventry. Telephone: 8655. Telegraphic Address: "Gasmeter, Coventry".

1904 Company founded.

1920 Private company.

1937 Company made public.

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industry Fair. All types Dry Gas Meters; Test, Cost, Demonstration, Day and Night, Two-part Tariff, Therm, Detective. Service Collectors. Rutten Valves. Governors. Padlocks. Leather Gloves, Mitts, Maintenance Goods. Pressure Gauges. Gas Immersion Heaters. (Stand Nos. Ca.513 and Ca.412) [1]

1939 Patent - Improvements in dry gas meters. [2]

1954 Patent - Cranks for gas meters. [3]

1961 Manufacturers of gas burning, oil burning and other appliances in domestic and industrial fields. Also manufacture gas meters. 350 employees. [4]

1964 Slater, Walker Securities acquired a substantial shareholding.[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1937 British Industries Fair p435
  2. [1] Wikipatents
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  4. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  5. The Times, November 30, 1964