Street lighting by gas and electricity

STREET LIGHTING IIN WITHAM BY GAS AND ELECTRICITY Notes of meetings of the public bodies concerned See also the separate report on gas in general If not from a newspaper, the items from the Witham Board of Health, the Witham Urban District Council (UDC), and the Witham Gas Company are from the original documents in … Continue reading “Street lighting by gas and electricity”

20. Street Lighting

  Are you worried about the proposal to turn our street lights off late at night ? If so, you would have been very unhappy in the early 1800s, when there were no lights at all ! But then in 1834 the Witham Gas Light and Coke Company was formed. They bought some ground at … Continue reading “20. Street Lighting”