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.

Exeter Gas Works

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of Exe Island, Exeter

1843 Advertisement for Coal Tar from the Exeter Gas Works, Exe Island.[1]

1848 Marriage of Charles Vatcher of the Exeter Gas Works to Harriet Pike.[2]

1874 Mr. Dand is the Manager. Detailed report on the 'Gas Nuisance'.[3]

1878 Gas works purchased by the municipality.[4]

1887 'Mr. Padfield, Manager of the Exeter Gas Works and President of the South-West of England Association of Gas Engineers. Reference is made to the high state of efficiency to which Mr. Padfield has brought the Exeter Gas Works'[5]

1887 'Mr. Shephard drew the attention of the Committee to the stench which alleged sometimes arose from the Exeter Gas Works. He had the misfortune to live near the Works, and had been awakened at night by the stench, which was almost suffocating'[6]

1904 'Mr. T. Settle has for eight years been the chief at the Exeter Gas Works'[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 26 August 1843
  2. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 29 July 1848
  3. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 27 November 1874
  4. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 22 November 1878
  5. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Wednesday 16 March 1887
  6. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Thursday 22 December 1887
  7. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Wednesday 10 February 1904