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Ferguson Radio Corporation

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Exhibit at the Ceredigion Museum‎.
September 1953.
September 1953.
September 1953. Television.
September 1953. Television.
Ferguson Autotwin. Exhibit at the Washford Radio Museum.
Advertisng sign.

Ferguson Radio Corporation, of Enfield

1935 Started making radio receivers (and later televisions)

1936 Acquired by Jules Thorn.

1937 Thorn Electrical Industries was its sole distributor[1].

1946 Rights issue by Thorn Electrical Industries to finance the acquisition from Jules Thorn of the entire share capital of Ferguson Radio Corporation[2]. The Ferguson name continued to be used by Thorn, and its successor Thorn EMI, until 1992.

1946 Conversion from war work was a protracted process; made preparations for production of television sets[3].

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 29 July 1937
  2. The Times, 16 July 1946
  3. The Times, 16 September 1946