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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 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.

Lancashire Maxim-Weston Electric Co

From Graces Guide

of 93 Leadenhall St, London (offices)

of 14 Peter's Lane, Liverpool (works)

1882 September: Share prospectus for Lancashire Maxim-Weston Electric Co. Includes the rights to the Weston Dynamo Machine and Arc Lamp and the Maxim Dynamo and Incandescent Lamps. The electrician and manager was Mr E. H. Thompson, Liverpool Works [1]

The Maxim-Weston Electric Co had sold the company a licence to vend and use certain inventions patented by Maxim, Nicholls and Weston[2]

1882 Frederick Henry Royce left Electric Light and Power Generator Co‎ and joined the Lancashire Maxim-Weston Electric Co as the Chief Electrician, working on street and theatre lighting.

1885 Case brought to liquidate the company by Admiral Sir H. Inglefield [3]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Standard, Wednesday, September 27, 1882
  2. The Times, Jun 13, 1885
  3. The Morning Post, Saturday, June 27, 1885