Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

County of Durham Electric Power Supply Co

From Graces Guide

1899 The County of Durham Electric Power Supply, of the Power Station, South Shore Road, Gateshead, acquired land at North Biddick Road, Harraton[1]

1900 The County of Durham Electric Supply Co was incorporated to supply authorised users in bulk with electricity as well as individual users; its shares were held by the County of Durham Electrical Power Distribution Co[2]

1905 Powers to operate the company's generating station at Gateshead were transferred to the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Electric Supply Co[3]; the Newcastle company then supplied all of the County of Durham company's electric power needs.

1932 One of eight companies absorbed by the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Electric Supply Co[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. County of Durham archives
  2. The Times Dec. 14, 1907
  3. The London Gazette 24 November 1905
  4. The Times, Oct 01, 1932