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J. Edmundson and Co

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June 1880.

of 19 Great George Street, Westminster, London, SW

1880 Makers of Wigham's Patent 'Atmospheric' Gas Machine (see advert)

1880s John Richardson Wigham was head of the firm (in Ireland)

1884 Mary Edmundson, Widow, John Richardson Wigham, Henry Wigham, and Joshua William Edmundson, carried on business as Gas Engineers, and Electricians, under the style or firm of J. Edmundson and Co. at No. 19, Great George-street, Westminster, when they applied for winding up of Jablochkoff Electric Light and Power Co[1]

1888 Limited company

The business was principally involved in providing lighting installations to large country mansions, public institutions, etc

1897 Edmundsons' Electricity Corporation was incorporated as a public company to acquire Edmundsons Ltd, engineers and electricians, of 19 Great George St, [2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 22 January 1884
  2. The Times, Apr 22, 1897