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Fletcher, Russell and Co Ltd. of Palatine Works, Warrington, Lancashire; and 4 Berners Street, London, W1. Telephone: Warrington 1170. Telegraphic Address: "Gaseries, Warrington". (1937)
Thomas Fletcher (1840-1903) began work as a dentist in Warrington.
1865 He was listed in Cairo Street.
1871 He was listed at 15 Bold Street.
By 1876 he had moved to 4-6 Museum Street, and was manufacturing dental apparatus.
By the early 1880s he had added a gas appliance manufactory in Thynne Street.
1881 The census records show him employing 10 men, 2 boys and a girl.
1895 The company had become Fletcher, Russell and Co Gas Engineers, his firm having merged with Alexander and William Russell of Pendleton Iron Works.
The 1901 directory gives their address as Palatine Works, Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington, manufacturing all types of gas equipment including fires, cookers and water heaters as well as laboratory equipment.
1914 Manufacturers of gas apparatus, kitchen ranges, registers, theatre chairs etc. Specialities: gas cookers, fires, furnaces and geysers, oil and air gas cookers, fires, furnaces and geysers, greenhouse boilers, dental goods, gas governors, blow pipes, kitchen ranges, mantles, restaurant tables, garden chairs, theatre chairs, curb fenders. Employees 900. 
1917 Advert for blast muffle furnaces. 
1919 Advert for blast muffle furnaces. 
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Gas Apparatus for domestic use, including Kingsway New World Regulo-controlled Cooker (Radiation Patents), High Beam (Trade Mark) Gas Fires, also Cooking Plant for Hotels and large Institutions. (Stand Nos. Ca.603 and Ca.502)