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Wolf Safety Lamp Co

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Dec 1921.

of Leeds; of Saxon Road Works, Heeley, Sheffield.

1880s The Wolf Safety Lamp Company was established in Leeds as a distributor for German mining lamp manufacturer Friemann and Wolf, of Saxony.

1911 William Maurice entered into an agreement with the firm of Friemann and Wolf for the purpose of re-establishing the Wolf Safety Lamp Co. in Sheffield

1916 Maurice purchased the entire English business of the company.

1921 The Wolf Safety Lamp Co (William Maurice) Ltd.

1932 Maurice formed another company — the Wolf Safety Lamp (Hiring) Co.

1933 he purchased the premises known as the Saxon Road Works, Heeley, Sheffield,

  • The company remains in business, making lamps for use in hazardous environments [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Company website