Robert W. Paul
Maker of electrical instruments, of Newton Avenue Works, New Southgate, London N
of Muswell Hill
1891 Robert Paul established the instrument making company, initially with a workshop at 44 Hatton Garden, London, later his office.
1894 Paul was approached to make copies of an Edison Kinetoscope that had not been patented in Britain. Subsequently, Paul himself created an English-based version which he manufactured; one was supplied to Georges Méliès.
1895 Developed the Paul-Acres Camera, the first moving picture camera made in England.
1908 Offered a range of electrical instruments including Wheatstone bridges, galvanometers, Duddell-Mather wattmeters, Cohen's burretter for small alternating currents, Callendar cable calculator, etc
1910 R. W. Paul exhibited at the Physical Society's Exhibition
1919 Mr R W Paul exhibited at the Scientific Products Exhibition
Presumably became R. W. Paul Instrument Co at some stage
Sources of Information
- The Engineer, 1908/04/24
- The Times, Dec 12, 1910