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 149,755 pages of information and 235,473 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.

Surrey Consumers Co

From Graces Guide

of Rotherhithe, a town-gas company

Up to early 1860s the works were run by Mr Croll[1]

1862 Gasworks were in Rotherhithe near the Thames Tunnel

1860s One of presumably 13 gas companies supplying gas in London

1873 One of 9 companies supplying gas to the London metropolis[2]

1879 Amalgamated with the South Metropolitan Gas Co.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1862/03/21
  2. The Times, Aug 28, 1873