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John Wright and Eagle Range

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of Essex Works, Aston, Birmingham

1862 Company established.

1890 John Wright and Co was registered on 21 June, to take over the business of gas engineers of the firm of the same name.

1900 In July, the undertaking of the Eagle Range and Gas Stove Co (registered in 1894 as the Eagle Range and Foundry Co) was absorbed. The name was then changed to John Wright and Eagle Range. [1]

By 1914 was amalgamated with Eagle Range and Grate Co

1914 Gas engineers. Specialities: gas apparatus for cooking, heating and industrial purposes. [2]

1919 Radiation was formed to acquire any or all of the shares of John Wright and Eagle Range, Richmond Gas Stove Co[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. The Times, 7 June 1919