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J. G. Statter and Co

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June 1888.
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of West Drayton.

of Victoria Embankment, London.

1887 John Grice Statter started manufacturing on his own account, first as maker of dynamos, transformers and switchgear, later concentrating on switchgear.

Electrical and general engineers and ironfounds

1890 Combined with the United Electrical Engineering Co as the Electrical Engineering Corporation to construct telpher lines; their works were at West Drayton.[1]. J G Statter and Co was voluntarily wound up[2]

1893 J G Statter and Co was registered as a joint stock company

1906 "NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, John Grice Statter, George Vaughan Fowler, Charles John Simeon, and Edward Alexander Morgan Bindloss, carrying on business as Engineers, at Cornwall-buildings, New hall-street, in the city of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Under the style or firm of "J. G. STATTER AND CO.," was dissolved as and from the 31st day of March, 1905, by mutual consent. All debts due or owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said John Grice Statter, Charles John Simeon, and Edward Alexander Morgan Bindloss, in whom all the property and assets of the late firm are now vested, and who will in future continue to carry on business under the said style or firm of "J. G. Statter and Co." — Dated the 24th day of April, 1906."[3]

1908 The name of J G Statter and Co was removed from the register of joint stock companies[4]

c.1920 John Grice Statter and G. S. Marston went into business together at Amersham

1931 Private company.

1937 Manufacturing specialists in electrical switchgear. [5]

1944 Formed Minerva Mouldings

1956 Acquired by Lancashire Dynamo Holdings Ltd[6].

1961 Manufacturers of electrical switchgear (h.v. and l.v. circuit breakers, switchboards, etc) and non-ferrous castings. 550 employees. [7]

1967 Company sold by Metal Industries to the English Electric Co.[8][9].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1890
  2. The London Gazette 31 January 1890
  3. London Gazette 4 May 1906
  4. The London Gazette 5 November 1907
  5. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  6. The Times, 11 June 1959
  7. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  8. The Times, 13 May 1967
  9. The Times, 1 July 1967