Street plan of Carmarthen, [c. 1915], showing existing and proposed street lighting schemes.
Crompton and Co. Ltd Records
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 211 DB128
- Dates of Creationc. 1915
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 item
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Crompton & Co. Ltd, of London, was established by Colonel Rookes Evelyn Bell Crompton (1845-1940), one of the first men to bring electric street lighting and a public electricity supply to London. Crompton was the first major British manufacturers of electricity generators and domestic cookers, and continued in business until the 1960s, when it was taken over by Hawker Siddley.
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Science and Society Picture Library, National Museum of Science and Industry (http://www.nmsi.ac.uk/piclib/index.asp), viewed 22 October 2003.
Other Finding Aids
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply
All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.
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