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British Industrial History

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Exhibit at the Bakelite Museum.
1935 6th December.
September 1953.
March 1960.
September 1987.

Early 1900s British Electric Transformer Co acquired interest in Berry Construction Co Ltd which owned the Tricity patents[1].

1912 Demand for Tricity cookers had doubled since the previous 6 month period[2]. British Electric Transformer Co planned to acquire the Tricity business in its entirety.

1914 British Electric Transformer Co's specialities included Tricity cookers and utensils. [3]

1932 Crompton Parkinson acquired British Electric Transformer Co Ltd giving the company control of Tricity cookers.

1951 Thorn Electrical Industries acquired Tricity Cookers.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 9 March 1912
  2. The Times, 9 March 1912
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book