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Walsall Electrical Co

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of 61 Bridge Street, Walsall.

1870 Business established

1884 Frederick Brown (1848-1913) gave up his full time job to devote himself to the (formation of) the business[1]

1884 the Partnership between Frederick Brown and Alfred Dewsbury, Makers and Dealers of and in Electrical Apparatus, Appliances, and Fittings, and Electrical Agents, under the style or firm of the Walsall Electrical Coy., the Bridge, Walsall, was dissolved, by mutual consent, as and from the 1st day of March, 1884, the said Alfred Dewsbury retiring from the firm. All debts due and owing by the said late firm were to be received and paid by the said Frederick Brown; and the business would in the future still be carried on at the premises and under the style or firm aforesaid.[2]

1891 the Partnership between Frederick Brown and Howard William Bishop, at Walsall, as Electrical Engineers and Makers and Dealers of and in Electrical Apparatus and Appliances, under the style or firm of the Walsall Electrical Company, was dissolved by mutual consent. All debts owing to and from the firm were to be received and paid by Frederick Brown.[3]

1892 Limited company

1914 Makers of ammeters and voltmeters, used mainly in connection with car lighting[4]

1932 The company was voluntarily wound up[5]

1937 Manufacturing electrical engineers. [6]


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Sources of Information

  1. Obituary of Frederick Brown
  2. London Gazette 29 April 1884
  3. London Gazette 16 October 1891
  4. The Times, Jan 28, 1914
  5. London Gazette 12 April 1932
  6. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries