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British Electrical and Allied Industries Research Association

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1935. Electrical research laboratory at Perivale.

c.1920 Association established

1924 The annual dinner was reminded that the Association had been established with a 5-year government grant and did not know whether it would be renewed; work was mainly on insulators and switches[1]

1925 At the annual dinner, the toast was to the Electrical Research Association[2]

1926 President: Mr. Llewelyn Birchall Atkinson.

1926 The government would meet half of the Association's costs that year, reducing gradually over the following 5 years to a fraction of that amount[3]

1926 After October 30th the offices were removed from 19, Tothill-street, Westminster, to 36 and 38, Kingsway, London, W.C.2. [4]

1935 Auxiliary laboratory at Perivale opened by the Duke of York, to supplement the research services that the Electrical Research Association provides from its headquarters with government support in the interests of the electrical industry and the community[5]

1955 The last mention of the Association by its full name in The Times[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jan 12, 1924
  2. The Times (London, England), Saturday, Feb 14, 1925
  3. The Times, Feb 16, 1926
  4. The Engineer 1926/10/29
  5. The Times Oct 23, 1935
  6. The Times May 02, 1955