Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Richard Whiffen

From Graces Guide

of Carriage Street, Old Trafford, Manchester.

1921 Company incorporated.[1].

1937 Manufacturers of electrical insulating materials.[2]

1960 Became part of Combined Electrical Manufacturers.[3].

1967 English Electric Co acquired Combined Electrical Manufacturers

1968 GEC acquired English Electric.

1969 GEC closed the works of Richard Whiffen at Ashton under Lyne[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 1 September 1961
  2. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  3. The Times, 1 September 1961
  4. The Times Aug. 5, 1969