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C. M. Churchouse

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March 1945.

of Clarendon Works, Clarendon Cross, London, W 11., a private company, maker of light fittings

of Walsall, emergency and amenity luminaires

1959 Crabtree Electrical Industries acquired C. M. Churchouse and its subsidiary Robbins and Bradley of Birmingham[1]

1961 Factory moved from London to Brownhills (near Walsall), location of much of the parent company's facilities[2]

1972 Crabtree was acquired by Ever Ready

1978 Maker of emergency and amenity luminaires, of Staffordshire. Acquired from Berec Group by Crompton Parkinson as part of Hawker Siddeley's expansion of its lighting business.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 13, 1959
  2. The Times, Dec 19, 1961
  3. The Times, Oct 06, 1978