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W. T. George and Co

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of Sherlock Street, Birmingham. Maker of ships lanterns under the tradename Meteorite

1941 Leslie Thomas George, of Bishop Street, Birmingham, gained a patent no. GB546575 on "Improvements in or relating to Ships lanterns" used for navigation purposes. A plate was affixed to Meteorite lamps made after this date giving the patent number.

1983 S.H.M. (Birmingham), W. T. George and Co, William Harvie and Co, G. Bocock and Co were in voluntary liquidation; a meeting of their Creditors was held at Newhall Street, Birmingham on Monday, 10th January 1983, for the purposes mentioned in sections 294 and 295 of the Companies Act 1948[1]

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  1. London Gazette 18 January 1983