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Westminster Engineering Co

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of Victoria Road, Willesden Junction, London NW10.

1910-15 Listed in Bioscope Annual. Category: Electrical Goods Manufacturer, Supplier or Engineer; Type: Manufacturer of Arc Lamps, Electric Motors, Rheostats, Switchboards, Transformers, Electrical Engineers. [1]

1922 Changes to shareholdings. Registered office of the Company at Victoria-road, Willesden Junction, Willesden. John Owen Girdlestone and William Turner Lord are directors of the company. [2]

1922 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Arc Lamps for Film Production, Arc Lamps for Projection, Enlarging and Optical Work; D.C. Electric Motors; "Westminster" Box Type Brush Holders. (Stand No. G.61b) [3]

1927 Advert for re-winding of dynamos, motors and alternators. [4]

1937 Electrical and general engineers. [5]

1935 Patent - A method of and apparatus for producing multiple electric spot welds simultaneously or in sequence. [6]

1940 Advert for electric welding machines. [7]

1945 Advert for electric welding machines. Makers of Westminster arc lamps for photography and projection. [8]

1951 Patent - Improvements in or relating to clutch mechanism. [9]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] The London Project
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:14 July 1922 Issue:32729 Page:5327
  3. 1922 British Industries Fair p84
  4. Mechanical World Year Book 1927. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p163
  5. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  6. [2] Wikipatents
  7. Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p211
  8. Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p247
  9. [3]] Wikipatents