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W. H. Botsford and Co

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1933 Owned the Sussex Electricity Supply Co Ltd. Sold the Sussex company to the Southern Areas Electric Corporation, thereby acquiring almost half of the shares in the Southern Corporation[1].

1935 Also held a controlling interest in Power Management Ltd[2]

1936 Acquired shares in Switchgear and Cowans

1948 The electricity supply companies were nationalized.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times 18 May 1933
  2. The Times 21 September 1935