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Setright Registers

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July 1949.
April 1951.
Detail. Exhibit at Coventry Transport Museum.

Setright Registers Ltd of Eastway Works, Hackney Wick, London, before moving to Fairfield Works, Bow, and then to Belfast.

1928 Company founded to produce the ticketing machine patented by Australian Henry Roy Setright in 1922.[1]

1931 Private company.

1949 Business was at Claremont Works, Claremont Road, London, E.17.

1961 Ticket printing, cash recording, totalisators, public indicators and registering machine manufacturers. 130 employees. [2]

1974 Lamson Industries acquired Setright Registers from British Match.[3].

Note: Henry Roy Setright was the father of the much-respected motoring journalist L.J.K. Setright.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] Wikipedia entry
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times, 30 March, 1974