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of Birmingham, Bletchley, of 86 Newman Street, London, W1, and of Wembley
1895 Company founded at Queen Victoria Street by Herbert Henry Berry.
1897 H. H. Berry started in business, with offices at 52 Queen Victoria Street, London EC.
1897 Opened Birmingham Works.
c1900 Berry acquired Suffolk Works, Oozells St, Birmingham where he started to manufacture electrical accessories
1904 Gained patents on electrical switchgear
1916 The first Magicoal Electric Fire was manufactured.
1917 Formed Berry's Electric Ltd; transferred patents to that company
1917 Patented the Magicoal fire
1920 Erected works at Hall Green
1922 Patent - Improvements relating to electric switches. 
1928 Berry's Electric (1928) Ltd was incorporated to acquire Berry's Electric Ltd including the 25 patents on Magicoal fires
1928 Became public company
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Domestic Heating, including Magicoal Plus and Haloberry Fires. Period and Modern Fireplace Surrounds and Interiors. Commercial and Domestic Water Heating. Self-contained Heaters and Circulator Types. Modern and Period Lighting fittings. Low Tension Heavy Switchgear. (Stand No. Cb.307) 
1938 Name changed
1961 Manufacturers of electric fires, heaters, water heaters, electric light fittings, electric switchgear.