Nautilus Fire Co
Nautilus Fire Company, of Nautilus Works, Yeovil and 215 Tottenham Court Rd, London; tel 6071 Gerrard.
1882 Nautilus Grate shown at Manchester Smoke Abatement Exhibition.
After Queen Victoria installed Nautilus fire grates at Balmoral Castle and Osborne House, demand for these grew substantially.
1893 Nautilus Dog-Grate advertised by James B Petter, Nautilus Works, Yeovil.
1895 The "Nautilus" grate, with the many excellent qualities of which most of our readers are probably familiar, is shown (Fig. 1) by the patentee, Mr. Jas. B. Petter, of Yeovil, and 20 Cheapside, EC.
1934 Nautilus Economy gas flues. Illustrated catalogue of the Nautilus Fire Co., Ltd. of 7 Stratford Place, London, W1. Works at Luton.
Sources of Information
- Manchester Times 18 March 18 1882
- The Times, 25 November 1893
- British architect, Volume 43, 29 March 1895
- The Times,16 March 1914
- National Archives