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Blakey, Emmott and Co

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Blakey, Emmott dynamo at Calderdale Industrial Museum

Blakey Emmott & Co of Square Road, Halifax

Electrical and telephone engineers.

Founded by Walter Emmott and Edwin Blakey. They opened the first telephone exchange in Leeds.

1891 Released a catalogue of their electric light machinery. [1]

Made circular calculating machines patented by Joseph Edmondson of Halifax [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1891/04/10
  2. [1] History of Computers website