Record

CodeNA16331
Dates1824-1871
Person NameAberdeen Gas Light Company; 1824-1871
ActivityThe Aberdeen Gas Light Company was formed in 1824 and was the first company to provide gas light in the city. It was a private company, set up in Guild Street. It merged with the New Gas Light Company (founded in 1844) in 1846, thus acquiring another gas works in Cotton Street. The town council took over the company to be the sole provider of gas in Aberdeen in 1871.
Corporate NameAberdeen Gas Light Company
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