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Six generations of the Spicer family operated what was one of the most successful business operations in the county for 178 years until it fell under the economic collapse in 2012.The Spicer family can trace its origins back 6 generations to 1743 when the great, great, great, great grandfather of the last Managing Director was born. On the date of the 1821 Census they are recorded as having 6 children, one of whom John, developed the business.Part of the old mill wheel still existed in 1984 in the bowels of the building.A sister of John Spicer was Madeleine Spicer an accomplished singer.Practically all the main businesses and residences in the town were lighted by this plant.In 1920, the new UDC took over the job of providing lighting for the town, and John Spicer lll gave up his rights to the site of a HEP station at the back of Ludlow St.
He installed a plant to generate electric light for his various premises, and expanded the plant to cater for the people of Navan.
He won county championships in Meath, Longford, Louth and Westmeath.