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National Electric Supply Co

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of Crown Street, Preston

1895 Sued by John Muirhead, a one time director. Case failed as no profits had been made in the period[1]

1897 Proposed an extension of the electric lighting scheme for Preston; one of many such proposals put before Parliament[2]

1908 A water hammer explosion

1920 Profits reported[3]

1923 Purchased by Preston Corporation[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 25, 1895
  2. The Times, Dec 01, 1897
  3. The Times, Feb 16, 1920
  4. Obituary of Joseph F Simpson