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Drake and Gorham Electric Power and Traction Co

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Drake and Gorham Electric Power and Traction Co

1898 Ipswich Tramways, in their application for the necessary powers, included powers to sell and transfer to the Drake and Gorham Electric Power and Traction Company, Limited, or such other person or Company as shall be approved by the Board of Trade, their undertaking, including the tramways authorised[1]

1910 of 66, Victoria-at., S.W. Regd. Sept. 28, 1898. Cap. £250,000, in £1 shs. 7 ohs. taken up. Nothing paid. Man. Dirs., J. F. Albright, B. M. Drake Sec., R. Dand. (T.A. Trainoirs, London.)



DRAKE AND GORHAM ELECTRIC POWER AND TRACTION (PIONEER) SYNDICATE, Ltd., 66, Victoria-st. S.W. Regd. May 14, 1898. Cap. £20,000, in £10 shs. 1,257 shs. taken up. £7 per oh. called. £8,799 paid. Capital since increased to £25,000. Man. Dirs., J. F. Albright, B. M. Drake, Sec., R. Dand. (T.A.: Trainoirs, London.)

1898 Applied for an Electric Lighting Order for Electric Lighting in the Burgh of Musselburgh[2]

1902 Applied for powers for the Portobello and Musselburgh Tramways[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 22 November 1898
  2. Edinburgh Gazette 22 November 1898
  3. The Edinburgh Gazette 25 November 1902