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Kirkham, Hulett and Chandler

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of 141 Palace Chambers, Bridge Street, Westminster

of 132 and 133, Palace Chambers, Bridge Street, Westminster, London (1914) gas engineers

Business established by Thomas Nesham Kirkham, David Hulett, Thomas Hersey, Samuel Chandler (sen.), Josiah Chandler, and Samuel Chandler (jun.).

1879 The company was registered 7 October, to take over the business of the firm of the same name, as patentees of apparatus, machines etc used in the manufacture or purification of gas. [1] [2]

1884 Kirkham, Hulett, and Chandler Limited applied[3] to amend the patents granted to Thomas Nesham Kirkham, David Hulett, Samuel Chandler, junior, and Josiah Chandler, for the inventions of:

  • "improvements in apparatus for the purification of gas" of March 1877
  • "improvements in apparatus for the purification of gas" of May 1877

and to Thomas Nesham Kirkham, David Hulett, Samuel Chandler, senior, and Samuel Chandler, junior for:

  • "improvements in apparatus for condensing, washing, and purifying gas and other vapours" of Dec 1877.

1885 Gold medal for invention to Kirkham, Hersey and Clark for a collective exhibit of gas apparatus.

1914 Gas engineers. Specialities: gas washer scrubbers, condensers, tar extractors, purifier grids. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Morning Post, Saturday, October 11, 1879
  3. London Gazette 17 March 1884
  4. 1914 Whitakers Red Book