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East Midlands Gas Board

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1948 One of 12 Area Gas Boards established by the government to operate the nationalised gas industry, each a separate body with its own management structure. Companies and other bodies nationalised and included in this area:

ALFRETON GAS COMPANY
ALFORD GAS COMPANY
THE AMBERGATE, CRICH, BULL BRIDGE, FRITCHLEY GAS LIGHT & COKE COMPANY LTD
ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH GAS COMPANY LTD
ASHBOURNE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL
BEIGHTON & DISTRICT GAS COMPANY
BELPHER GAS COMPANY
BINGHAM GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY LTD
BOLSOVER GASLIGHT COMPANY LTD
BARTON GAS COMPANY
BOSTON GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY
BOURNE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL
BARROW-ON-HUMBER GAS COMPANY LTD
BRIGG URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL
BASLOW GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY LTD
BURTON-UPON-TRENT CORPORATION
BURTON LATIMER GAS COMPANY LTD
CAISTER GAS AND COKE COMPANY LTD
CHESTERFIELD CORPORATION
CLAY CROSS GAS COMPANY
CLEETHORPES GAS COMPANY
CONISBOROUGH GAS COMPANY LTD
CLOWNE (OR CLOWN) GAS UNDERTAKING (SHIREOAKS COLLIERY CO. LTD)
CUDWORTH URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL
DAVENTRY GAS COMPANY LTD
DERBY GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY
DONCASTER CORPORATION
DRONFIELD GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY
DESBOROUGH GAS COMPANY
DRAYCOTT GAS COMPANY
EAST RETFORD CORPORATION
EARL SHILTON GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY
EPWORTH GAS COMPANY LTD
FINEDON GAS COMPANY
GRANTHAM GAS COMPANY
GAINSBOROUGH URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL
GREAT GRIMSBY GAS COMPANY
HECKINGTON GAS COMPANY LTD
HOLBEACH GAS AND COKE COMPANY LTD
HORNCASTLE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL
ILKESTON CORPORATION
KIBWORTH GAS COMPANY LTD
KEGWORTH GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY LTD
KIRTON GAS COMPANY
KIRKBY IN ASHFIELD URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL


1973 The Area Boards became Regions of the British Gas Corporation.

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