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Hopkinsons and Talbot

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of Westminster and Manchester

1898 after the death of Dr. John Hopkinson, Ernest Talbot entered into partnership with Charles and Bertram Hopkinson, to carry on his consulting practice previously John Hopkinson and Son.

Consulted by many local authorities and others in connection with electric lighting and electric-traction schemes. Involved in the electrification and extension of the Newcastle-on-Tyne Tramway system and of the Leeds Tramway system; and also advised upon or carried out electric lighting or tramway schemes for the Corporations of Salford, Stockport, and Crewe, and the District Councils of Sale, Hindley, and Ambleside.

1903 the partnership was dissolved by mutual consent,

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