Posted by Terry Mitchell on August 23, 2006 at 19:20:28:
In Reply to: Gasworks at Newtown posted by Alais on July 22, 2006 at 13:40:41:
The Gas Works Directory & Statistics - 1912-13 states that the company was formed in 1909. Share Capital £4,000. Annual make of gas - 4,175,700: Annual Sale - 4,082,100. Number of stoves supplied - 15. Slot Meters - 12. Ordinary Meters - 150.
In case you are wondering why anyone should be interested in the history of the gas industry, I am a founder member of the North West Gas Historical Society (that's based in England. In fact - so far as we know - we are the only gas historical society in the world!! I edit the society' newsletter.
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