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1824 Two parishes in Hull entered contracts with the company to light them with coal gas
By 1837 The British Gas Light and Coke Co had obtained a monopoly on gas supply.
1839 The Commercial Gas Light and Coke Co bought the British Gas Company's London district for a knockdown figure. Deed of settlement, 1839.