[from Cubbon - Bibliography, Vol 1, 1933]

PUBLIC LIGHTING.

Douglas Gas Act, 1836. [D 200]

See also Douglas, Peel, Castletown and Ramsey Joint Stock Companies Acts ; also Douglas Town Amendment Act, 1864, and other Acts of Tynwald.

Rules and Regulations of the Douglas Gas-light Company, February 17, 1835; reprinted with additional rules to February 27, 1849. Douglas: R. Fargher. 1849, pp. 24. 215x135. [B 318]
Gives a list of shareholders and their holdings.

A Bill to provide for the better Paving, Cleansing, and Lighting the Streets of Douglas, etc. R. Fargher. 1859, pp. 16. 170x110. [4144, F71]

The Gas Question. Address from the Douglas Town Com. to Ratepayers and Gas Consumers, including the Report on the Supply and Price of Gas to the Town as furnished by G. W. Stevenson, C.E., F.G.S. January, 1863. Harriet Curphey. 1863. pp. 12. 200x122. [4902, F 71]

Rules and Regulations of the Douglas Gas-light Company, February 17, 1835; reprinted with additional rules to Aug. 29, 1865. Douglas: Matthew Glover. 1865. pp. 16. 210x130. [B 318]

Rules and Regulations of the Douglas Gas-light Company, August 29, 1881. B. & S. 1882. pp. 16. 210x130. [B 318]

List of Shareholders in the Douglas Gas-light Company, Aug. 28, 1882. B. & S. 1882. pp. 1. 285x200. [B 318]

NESBITT (Thomas H.). Borough of Douglas: Report on Electric Lighting. Clucas & Fargher. Oct. 31, 1896. pp. 162. 245x153. [3921, F 71]

Borough of Douglas : Report on Incandescent Gas Lighting presented to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Councillors of the Borough of Douglas. Douglas: Clucas & Fargher. 25th Mar., 1897. pp. 121. 245x153.[3849, F 71]

Report of Committee of Tynwald to consider application of Port Erin and Port St. Mary Gas Co. for authority to supply the neighbourhood with Gas, dated Nov. 1897. B. & S. 1897. pp. 2. 330x210. [6125, D 152]

FLEMING (Dr. J. A., F.R.S., M.Inst. E.E.). Borough of Douglas: Report on the proposed Electric Lighting of Douglas, Isle of Man. Private and Confidential Report on same by Alex. Robertson, Town Clerk, 1899. Douglas

Clucas & Fargher. 1898. pp. 42x16. 250x156. [3924, F 71]

List of Shareholders in the Douglas Gas Company, 1903. C. & F. 1903. pp. 2. 330x210. [4659, B 318]

Electric Lighting. Warning to the Ratepayers of Douglas. Douglas. Fo. pp. 4. [ B 318] Not in Library.

Local Government Act, 1916 (relates to gas and water Works). [D 200]

Rep. of Committee of Tynwald on the petition of Douglas Electric Light and Power Co. for leave to introduce a B111 to supply Electric Light in the Borough of Douglas, with minutes of evidence. Undated [1919]. pp. 12. 330x210. [6132, D 152]

Douglas Corp. Elec. Dept. Electrical Exhibition Catalogue. Villa Marina. Oct. 26th to Nov. 7th. S. K. B. 1922. pp. 24. 200x129. [636, F 71]

Petition of the Borough of Douglas for leave to introduce a Bill amending the Douglas Electric Light and Power Act, 1921. 11. & S. 1928. pp. 2. 255x190. [B 318]

Douglas Corporation Electric Light and Power Act, 1921. Report of Tynwald Court Committee on price, &c., of Gas.

In Debates xxmx. S. K. B. 1922. pp. 8. [D 200]

Report of the Committee appointed by the House of Keys on the Gas Regulation Bill and as to the Method of Inspecting Gas Meters, &c., dated 30th November. 1926. B. & S. pp. 11. 255x190. [B 318]

Petition of the Marown Parish Commissioners for resolution of Tynwald for making provision for Lighting Crosby Village. B. & S. 1927. pp. 2. 255x190. [B 318]

Gas Regulation Act, 1927. [Amended in 1931.] [D 200]

Petition of the Borough of Douglas for leave to extend the optional area for the supply of Electricity to certain districts outside the Borough. B. & S. 1928. pp. 2. 255x190. [B 318]

Evidence of Committee appointed by Tynwald to consider the Petition of the Corporation of Douglas for leave to extend their optional area under the Douglas Electric Light and Power Act, 1921. (21st March, 1929; 6th Sept., 1929.)B. & S. 1929. pp. 8. 246x184. [6157, B 318]

Electricity Commission: Report of the Commission to inquire into and report on the best and most economic methods of providing Electricity generally for the Isle of Man. May, 1929. B. & S. pp. 11. 255x190. [B 318]
Plans (i) showing areas of greatest rainfall ; (ii) site for proposed power station ; (iii) site of proposed dam ; (iv) showing routes of H.T. lines.

Report of Committee appointed by Tynwald to consider the Petition of Mayor, Aldermen . . . for the supply of electrical energy by them to certain districts outside the Borough of Douglas. B. & S. 1929. pp. 6. 249x189. [6157, B 318]

Report of Committee appointed by Tynwald to consider the Petition of Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses for the supply of electrical energy by them to certain districts outside the Borough of Douglas, together with Minutes of Evidence. B. & S. 1929. pp. 12. 244x184. [6157, B 318]

Petition of the Electric Development and Securities Trust Limited for Permission to introduce a Bill to enable Petitioners to provide electrical energy for the purpose of lighting and power throughout the Island. Presented to Tynwald 28th Feb., 1930. B. & S. 1930. pp. 2. 254x190. [6157, B 318]

The Gas Regulation Amendment Bill, 1931. Memorandum of Objects and Reasons. B. & S. Oct. 1930. pp. 5. 335x207. [6157, B 318]

Petition (in Tynwald) of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the Borough of Douglas for leave to extend their Optional Area tinder the Douglas Corporation Electric Light and Power Act, 1921. Presented to Tynwald, 28th March, 1930. B. & S. 1930. pp. 4. 252x189. [6157, B 318]

Petition of Mayor . . . of Borough of Douglas for leave to borrow a sum of 25,606 for works of a capital nature in connection with their Electricity Undertaking. L.G.B. Report. B. & S. Dec. 1930. 253x190. [6158, B 318]

Report of the Consultative Committee on the Electric Light and Power Bill. (In the Keys.) B. & S. April1931. pp. 35. 240x185. [6113,B 318]

L.G.B. Report. Petition of Mayor, Aldermen . . . of Douglas for leave to, borrow money in connection with the Corporation Electricity Undertaking. B. & S. May, 1931. pp. 4. 255x190. [6158, B 318]

Douglas Corporation Elec. Dept.: form of agreement for the supply of electricity. N.D. [1930.] pp. 2. 330x210. [6157, B 318]

CAIN (Richard, M.II.K,.) Electricity Development: the setting-up of a non-proft-making authority [by the Legislature]. Reprint of letters to the Ramsey Courier. Courier. 1931. pp. 5. 295x230. [6157, B 318]

CLOCKS.

Some Isle of Man Clockmakers, 1837. In Old Scottish Clockmakers, 1453-1850, by John Smith, 1921. [4501, B 362]
Gives a list of 12 Cockmakers in 1837 ; 5 in Douglas ; 2 in Ramsey ; 2 in Peel ; 2 in Castletown ; 1 in Ballaugh.

Catalogue of Loan Exhibition of Old Clocks and Watches. From local private collections in Manx Museum. Nov. 5, 1927, to Mar. 1, 1928. Victoria Press. 1927. pp. 8. 230x147.[B 362]

BAUGH (J. H. Agar). Old Clocks and Watches: Lecture delivered at Manx Museum on 5th Nov., 1927. In Journal of Manx Museum i, 98-100.
There is a reference on p. 100 to the Castle Rushen clock.

Castle Rushen Clock. See I.M. Examiner, Nov. 11, 1927. p. 8.

Peel Castle Ooreyder Grianey, or Sun Dial. In Train's Hist., vol. ii, p. 355.

Several specimens of Engraved Labels for insertion in Watches, by Manx Watchmakers, are in the Manx Museum, as follow :-' Cottier, Clock and Watchmaker. Ramsey.' (In the case of Vicar-General Cubbon's Verge, 1794). 'William Muncaster, Duke's Corner of King Street.' c. 1825. 'Henry Myers, Ramsey.' c. 1810. 'Muncaster and Son,' 1845. 'Joseph Clucas, Peel.'


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