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Chartered Co

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1810 9 June: the Gas Light and Coke Co, commonly known as the Chartered Company, was formally established, with James Ludovic Grant as its first governor[1]

of Horsferry Road, Westminster

NB When the Gas Light and Coke Co was first formed, it was called the London and Westminster Chartered Gas Light and Coke Co, and was commonly known as the "Chartered"[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Biography of Frederick Winsor, ODNB [1]
  2. Chemicals from Coal by C A Townsend [2]