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Richmond Gas Stove Co

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of Grappenhall Works, Warrington, Cheshire. Telephone: Works - Warrington 412 (3 lines). Telegraphic Address: Works - "Gastoves, Warrington"

1890 Private company Unsworth and Richmond, to take over the business of gas stove manufacturers of the firm of the same name.

1891 Name changed to Richmond and Co

1901 Public company incorporated; name changed to Richmond Gas Stove and Meter Co.

1919 Radiation Ltd formed to acquire any or all of the shares of Richmond Gas Stove and Meter Co and carry on the business of gas stove and gas appliance makers and dealers.[1]

1929 Name changed, presumably to Richmond Gas Stove Co.

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. New World "Regulo" Controlled Gas Cookers. "High Beam" Self-lighting and "Stowe" Gas Fires. "Newlyn" Sink Water heaters. "Don" Geysers. "Equator" Multi-point Hot Water Circulators and "Fairy Prince" Gas Irons. (Stand Nos. Ca.603 and Ca.502) [2]

1961 Manufacturers of heating and cooking apparatus, water heaters and fires. [3]


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