George Carwardine 1887 - 1948

Automotive engineer,
born in:
England, United Kingdom

inventor of the Anglepoise lamp; patented the lamp design, number 404,615, for a design using the spring mechanism 4 July 1932. Initially manufactured the lamp in the workshops of his company, Cardine Accessories, in Bath, England. 1934 - licensing agreement made with the Terry Spring Company in Redditch, England to manufacture the lamp. Carwardine develop the design concept, producing different versions of the lamp. He patented a three-spring lamp for use in the home (patented 10 February 1934, number 433,617.