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1883 The twentieth annual general meeting of the Gas Institute was held at Firth College, Sheffield. Mr. Robert Ormiston Paterson was in the chair.
c.1888 In the 27th year of its existence there was internal dissensions, which culminated in the secession of several prominent members who formed a rival institution, the Institution of Gas Engineers