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January 1902.
Electromotors dynamo driven by steam engine at Coldharbour Mill (museum) at Uffculme, Devon

of Louisa-Street, Openshaw, Manchester

1899 The company was registered with £50,000 of shares and to enter in to an agreement with Claude W. Atkinson and William H. Johnson to manufacture, sell and deal in electric and other motors. Subscribers were:[1]

1911 Electrical Exhibition. Enclosed ventilated motors from 1 hp to 30 hp and a steam set for lighting on a ship. [2]

1920 September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with motors for machine tool driving. [3]

1924 After November 11th the London address was Australia House, Room 420, Strand, London, W.C.2[4]

1929 Taken over by Laurence, Scott and Co, forming Laurence, Scott and Electromotors

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1899/03/11
  2. The Engineer of 29th September 1911 p328
  3. The Engineer of 3rd September 1920 p233
  4. The Engineer 1924/10/31
  • The Autocar magazine of 11th March 1899