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Oxford Electric Co

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1891 The Electric Installation and Maintenance Co applied to transfer powers granted under the relevant Order for lighting in Oxford to the Oxford Electric Co[1]

1892 The company commissioned its generating station at Osney, with a substation and the company's offices in Broad Street, Oxford. Contractors were Electric Construction Co under the supervision of Thomas Parker[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 27 November 1891
  2. The Engineer 1892/07/01