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Cooke, Troughton and Simms

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Tide gauge on display at the Museum of Hartlepool
A military theodolite.
A military theodolite.

Instrument makers, of Buckingham Works, York.

of Haxby Road, York. Telephone: York 4112. Cables: "Coordinate, York". London Office: Broadway Court, Westminster

1922 Troughton and Simms merged with T. Cooke and Sons to form Cooke, Troughton and Simms

1924 Became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vickers.

British Separators Ltd was made a subsidiary[1]

1935 Description of aircraft turn indicator designed by Dr Schilovsky, and manufactured by Cooke, Troughton and Simms[2]

1937 Scientific instrument makers. [3]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Surveying Instruments, Theodolites, Levels, etc. Microscopes for all purposes, Biology, Pathology, Zoology, Botany, Physics, Chemistry, Petrology, Metallurgy, Stereoscopic Microscopes, Vickers Projection Microscope, Optical Measuring Instruments. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1062) [4]

1961 The company had a number of subsidiaries including C. Baker Instruments Ltd and Casella (Electronics)[5]

1963 Part of a new company, Vickers Instruments.


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