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of Battersea Foundry, London
Early 1880s the managing director, William Charles Mountain, designed installations for the City of Wellington, New Zealand.
1886 Alfred Inigo Suckling-Baron went to New Zealand for the company
1891 Sent Robert Thorburn Turnbull to New Zealand for 12 months to manage a power station
1892 The electrification of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham, providing a permanent lighting system, was still operating well, many years after installation.