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COOKE, TROUGHTON AND SIMMS LTD. England, 1922-, MIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums. in 1922 the firms of Troughton and Simms Ltd. and T. Cooke and Sons Ltd. merged into Cooke, Troughton and Simms Ltd.; Vickers Ltd. acquired control of T. Cooke and Sons Ltd. in 1916 and that of Troughton and Simms Ltd. a few years later; the company is now known as Vickers Instruments Ltd. York and London. Taylor and Wilson.
TROUGHTON AND SIMMS England, fl.1826-1922, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM wide range of instruments that may be seen in many museums; including, ADL, BRO, CNAM, Brown U., USNM, KEN, BM, West Point Museum, N.Y., OXF, WHI, PMS, MLL, COO, AMST, MYS, VNN, STM, Horten Marine Museum, etc. Edward Troughton 2 took William Simms 2 as a partner to form Troughton and Simms in 1826; the firm name continued until 1922; Edward Troughton 2 retired in 1831; William Simms 3 joined his uncle in 1836 until 1860 when William Simms 2 died; William Simms 3 became a partner with James Simms 3, his cousin, from 1860 until 1871 when William Simms 3 retired; James Simms 3 ran the firm alone until his death in 1915; see Troughton and Simms (cont.)
TROUGHTON AND SIMMS (CONT.) (cont.) William Simms 4 and James Simms 4 took over the firm and incorporated it as Troughton and Simms Ltd. in 1916; they merged with T. Cooke and Sons Ltd. of York in 1922 as Cooke, Troughton and Simms; Vickers Ltd. had acquired control of T. Cooke and Sons Ltd. in 1916 and that of Troughton and Simms Ltd. a few years later; firm was later renamed Vickers Instruments Ltd. 136 Fleet Street, London (1826-41); 138 Fleet Street, London (1841-64); Woolwich Road, Charlton, Kent and 138 Fleet Street, London (1864 on). Taylor 2(1728); J.A. Bennett 2; Goodison 1; Darius 4; Insley 1; Coffeen 13; Mörzer Bruyns 1; Taylor and Wilson; USNM; ADL; Bryden 16; RSW.

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