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General Electric Co Ltd

Primary Address
71 Queen Victoria Street
City
EC

Additional Addresses
67 Queen Victoria Street
City
EC

Business Detail
Category: Electrical Goods Manufacturer, Supplier or Engineer
Type: Electrical Engineer. Listed in KW/BA 1914 as Manufacturer of Electric Apparatus (Generators, Motors, Switchboards, Transformers, Arc Lamps). Listed in BA 1915 as Manufacturer of Carbons.
Capital: 60,000 (7,000 first preference shares of 5, 1,000 second preference shares of 5, 4000 ordinary shares of 5). Increased to 85,000 with 5,000 Third preference 5 shares, Jan 1894. Increased to 200,000 by 23,000 ordinary 5 shares, Dec 1895, to 350,000 by 30,000 5 shares Feb 1900

Notes
Took over General Electric Co as a going concern. Listed in BA/KW 1914 as 67 Queen Victoria St

Trading Information
Trading Dates: from 25 July 1889 until 16 January 1901.
Start Notes: Reg 25 July 1889
End Notes: Wound up by EGM resolution 16 Jan 1901 with formation of new company, General Electric Company (1900) ltd

Related Venues

None

Related People

Gustav Binswanger (Director)
Max Binswanger (Director)
Hugo Hirst (Director)

Sources/References

We are keen to hear from anyone with additional information or corrections to be made to this data. Please send comments to i.christie@bbk.ac.uk.
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