Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 162,539 pages of information and 244,522 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Everett, Edgcumbe and Co

From Graces Guide
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of Colindale Works, Hendon, London, NW9.

formerly Everett and Co

1900 Company formed when Edgar Isaac Everett trading as Everett and Co joined with Kenelm Edgcumbe and formed Everett, Edgcumbe and Co

1906 Became limited company with Patrick Hamilton

1909 Shortly after Bleriot flew the Channel, Everett constructed an aeroplane at Hendon, which he tested in a field reserved for the purpose.[1]

1910 Exhibited at the Physical Society's Exhibition - the Trotter portable photometer, a trolley standard leakage detector for use by tramways, an accelerometer, a rotary synchroniser for paralleling of alternators[2]

1927 Company sufficiently well established to be described by Aberconway

1937 Electrical and mechanical engineers. "Dwarf" Indicators. "Radiolab" Radio Testing Apparatus. "Superscale" Electrical Measuring Instruments. "Synclock" Electric Clocks.

1965 February 3, founder Kenelm Edgcumbe died at his home in Cornwall. [3]

A collection of their manufactures is held by the Science Museum, London.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Obituary of I E Everett
  2. The Times, Dec 12, 1910
  3. The Engineer 1965/02/19
  4. [1]