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Westinghouse Cooper-Hewitt Co

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80 York Road, Kings Cross, London.

1906 Company formed as Westinghouse Cooper-Hewitt Co Ltd[1].

1908 British Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co Ltd announced that Cooper Hewitt mercury discharge lamps would be manufactured in the UK, having previously been made in France and Germany[2].

1909 Converted into private company

1911 Westinghouse Cooper-Hewitt Co demonstrated mercury vapour lamps at the Electrical Exhibition[3].

1920 Name changed to Hewittic Electric Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 10 April 1947
  2. The Times, 4 November 1908
  3. The Times, 11 October 1911