Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

Registered UK Charity (No. 115342)

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.

Troughton and Young

From Graces Guide

of 143 Knightsbridge, London, S.W.1 (1937), electrical contractors, manufacturers of lighting fittings, heating appliances, etc

of Basil Street, London (1961)

1907 Henry Thomas Young established an electrical contracting business[1]

1926 Company incorporated to acquire Young's business.

1933 Barlow and Young Ltd was incorporated

1937 Electric lighting, heating and power. [2]

1955 Tyrad Electric Ltd was incorporated

1958 Private company owned by a new holding company of similar name.

1961 Electrical engineers and contractors. [3]

1961 Converted into a public company

1963 Offer of shares in the company

1965 With Yarrow and Co, jointly acquired Alex. Robertson and Co, electrical contractors.

1969 Acquired by G. N. Haden and Sons[4]

1970 Became part of Haden Young Ltd

1970 One of about 12 companies investigated for breaching trade practice rules on collusion[5]


See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr. 17, 1963
  2. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  4. The Times May 4, 1970
  5. The Times July 14, 1970