Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 142,876 pages of information and 228,796 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Dey Time Registers

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

Dey Time Registers Ltd., of 75, Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C.

A British company representing the Dey Time Register Company of Syracuse, NY[1]

1896 Howard Brothers was established and acted as agents for the Dey Patents Co

1898 Howard Brothers concluded an agreement with the Deys to purchase the past, present, and future benefits of the Dey timekeeping inventions for certain countries named, including the Australian colonies. The Deys continued to handle the business in USA.

Manufactured and sold the Dey Time Register in UK

c.1900 Dey Patents Co became Dey Time Register Company of Syracuse

1907 International Time Recording Co acquired Dey Time Register Co in USA

1907 Howard Brothers registered the Dey Time Register Co in Britain

1912 Private company incorporated in Britain as International Time Recording Co to represent the interests of the American parent of similar name; the company took over the business of selling Dey Time Registers in Britain.

1914 Company voluntarily wound up; E. Stafford Howard was managing director; W. R. Howard was appointed liquidator[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jan 25, 1912
  2. The London Gazette 21 August 1914
  • Dey Time Register Co [1]
  • Reports of Patent, Design and Trade Mark Cases - Volume 20 - Page 35