Kerr & Company Limited Dick 1883 - 1919

Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

Name given to the company of W.B.Dick and Company after John Kerr becmae involved. It started in Kilmarnock but opened a factory in Preston in 1893. In 1919 the Kilmarnock works were sold to the Kilmarnock Engineering Company, and the company was taken over by English Electric. In 1968 English Electric merged with GEC.