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Benham and Sons

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From 1851 Great Exhibition: Official Catalogue
1921.
1921.
February 1937. Electru-Vapour and Electrovex radiators.
April 1946. Nevastane.
July 1949.

J. L. Benham and Sons of London

1817 Company founded by John Lee Benham.

1855 Exhibited stoves and grates at the 1855 Paris Exhibition

1891 Incorporated as a Company.

1907 Became private company.

1961 Manufacturers of kitchen and cooking equipment, heating and ventilating apparatus and air conditioning installations. 1,500 employees.[1]

1968 Owned by Thorn Electrical Industries.[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, 24 September 1968