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Cambridge Scientific Instrument Co - Carlyle Road (houses in picture had gone by late 20th century) (MoC 68/69)

Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company

History of Cambridge Scientific Company

1913: The Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company

Horace Darwin, chairman

R S Whipple & C C Mason, joint managers

W G Collins, works manager

A H Reed, secretary

C Knightley, caretaker

A research paper by John Bradley ‘The History and Development of Aircraft Instruments 1909 – 1919’ has looked at the role that CSIC people had on Government advisory boards during this period. The company made radiator thermometers for the aviation industry.

Radiator thermometer made by CSIC circa WWI


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