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James J. Hicks

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January 1888.
June 1888. Watkin Aneroid Baromoeter.

of 8 to 10 Hatton Garden, London, EC.

1861 Company established.

1885 Gold medal for improvements in thermometers and other philosophical instruments

1910 Exhibited instruments used in investigating the upper atmosphere[1] - this could be the company otherwise described as Hicks and Co

1911 Incorporated with Stanley and Co

1914 Scientific instrument manufacturers. Specialities: standard meteorological instruments, aneroid barometers, clinical thermometers. Employees 150. [2]

1934 Katathermometer.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 21, 1910
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book