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Collection NSE5/3 - Stornoway Electric Supply Co Ltd

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GB 234 NSE5/3


Stornoway Electric Supply Co Ltd


  • 1929-1948 (Creation)

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Stornoway Electric Supply Co Ltd (1932-1948)

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Stornoway Electric Supply Co Ltd was incorporated in 1932. The electricity industry was nationalised in 1948 and the company’s assets were transferred to the North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board.

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Proposed electricity scheme 1929-1932; Stornoway and District Electricity Supply Order 1932; Memorandum and Articles of Association 1932; statements of accounts 1932-1945; computations for valuations 1932-1946; reports to the Electricity Commission 1933-1944; chairmans speech to shareholders 1939; Directors’ reports and statements of account 1944-1947; monthly reports by manager 1940-1947; minutes of agreement 1932-1941; journal 1932-1948; Electricity Act 1947 file 1948; petition from householders for electricity to be supplied to Laxdale 1947; air raid precautions 1938

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  • English

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Digital item level catalogue available through the National Records of Scotland catalogue reference starting NSE5/3

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