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Briton Lamps

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of Roman Wall House, Crutched Friars, London, EC3. Telephone: Royal 3372/3. Cable Address: "Britolamp, London", lamp manufacturer.

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Briton Electric Lamps, all types. Britral Gaseous Discharge Lamps. Britral Architectural Tubes. Briton Automobile Lamps. Briton 'Bus Lamps. (Stand No. Cb.924)

1938 Ismay Industries sold the electric lamp business of John Ismay and Sons as well as its holding in Britannia Electric Lamp Works, which was John Ismay's principal customer, and its interests in Briton Lamps Ltd[1] to the members of the Electric Lamp Manufacturers Association.

1939 Briton Lamps of Ilford and Ismay Industries of London petitioned for the winding up of Ismay Refrigerating Co[2]

Became Ismay Lamps

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 15, 1938
  2. The London Gazette 13 January 1939