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of Edina Copper Works, Easter Road, Edinburgh
1891 Living at 66 Old Kelvinhaugh Road, Glasgow Barony: David Tod (age 37 born Dunfermline), Coppersmith. With his wife Jane, son David Victor Tod (age 3) and two daughters.
1919 Listed David V. Tod, Craighouse Terrace, Coppersmith. With Edith J. Tod.
1923 Formation of new company. David Tod, Coppersmith, 240 Easter Road, Edinburgh, £5,000 in £1 shares.
1926 Mention of David Victor Tod, 240 Easter Road, a commercial traveller, for motoring offence.
1926 Showing their latest addition to the extensive range of domestic heating appliances.
1928 Advertising 'Edina' and 'Ascot' range for heating and hot water.
1930 Patent for an improvement in hot water boilers by David Tod Ltd and D. V. Tod.
1931 Patent for draught controlling device for water heaters by David Tod Ltd and D. V. Tod.
1939 Plan to form new workshop at 240 Easter Road.
1946 Death of Jane the wife of the late David Tod, Coppersmith, at 9 Craigcrook Terrace, Blackhall, Edinburgh.