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British Telegraph Manufactory

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of 374, then of 406 Euston Rd, London, maker of telegraphic and electrical apparatus

1860s Charles Wheatstone and Robert Sabine worked in the electrical department of the British Telegraph Manufactory, which was also involved in overseas cable-laying.[1]

c.1873 George Driver became Secretary to the Company

1877 Exhibited at the 1877 Paris Exhibition

1879 Public auction of electrical and experimental apparatus[2]

1881 Frederick Braby was chairman when the company was voluntarily wound up[3]

1882 George Driver was liquidator of the company[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Obituary of John Rymer-Jones
  2. The Times, Dec 17, 1879
  3. London Gazette 1881/02/11
  4. London Gazette 1882/09/22