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Lancashire and Cheshire Telephonic Exchange Co

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1881 Company started

1889 Amalgamation of the National Telephone Co with the United Telephone Co and the Lancashire and Cheshire Telephonic Exchange Co (company started 1881) took place, effective 4 July[1] despite protests from the Postmaster General about the proposed amalgamation. This provided 23,585 lines. The United Telephone Co was then liquidated.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 5 July 1889