Ferguson

Ferguson Radio Corporation, of Enfield

1935 Started making radio receivers (and later televisions); presumably owned by Jules Thorn.

1937 Thorn Electrical Industries was its sole distributor.

1946 Rights issue by Thorn Electrical Industries to finance the acquisition from Jules Thorn of the entire share capital of Ferguson Radio Corporation. The Ferguson name continued to be used by Thorn, and its successor Thorn EMI, until 1992.

1946 Conversion from war work was a protracted process; made preparations for production of television sets