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Hastings Electric Light Co

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c.1882 The generating station at Earls St was brought into use, one of the first in Britain

1884 Mr H. M. Baker was chairman of the company, Mr F. B. Nicholson was engineer[1]

1899 The company was purchased by Hastings Corporation

1922 Extension of the electricity works[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Essex Standard, West Suffolk Gazette, and Eastern Counties' Advertiser, June 14, 1884
  2. The Engineer 1922/11/17