Royal Ediswan 1883 - 1928

Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom

Formed in 1883 after Edison and Joseph Swan joined their companies to form Edison Swan United Electrical Light Co to manufacturer light bulb filaments. They set up a factory in Benwell, Newcastle and in 1886 took premises in Ponders End. The company became part of Associated Electrical Industries in 1928