The Early History of Plymouth Electricity
  • Lecture Theatre 5, Babbage Building, Plymouth University

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At a time when many towns and cities were installing electricity, Plymouth lagged several years behind comparable places such as Bristol, Bath, Exeter and Taunton. 

Plymouth consisted of three towns fiercely independent of each other. Opportunities to have an integrated system were missed, and the initial growth was with incompatible AC and DC systems and they remained so for several years after the amalgamation of the three towns in 1914.

This talk will be given by Edward Luscombe.

Start time: 7pm.

Refreshments will be available before the start of the lecture from 6.30pm in either Room 002 or 003, Babbage Building.

All welcome.

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