Wiring of a BC switched lampholder with internal earth

There are a couple of different ways that manufacturers provide the earth terminal in lampholders.

S-Lilley which is a UK-based manufacturer use an internal earth connection so there is no terminal seen on the outside of the lampholder.

The switched S Lilley lampholder provide 3 terminals on the inside in both their standard and safer switched lampholders.

There is a sprung metal bar that make the contact to the body of the lampholder. This bar can be spurn back to gain access to the earth terminal screw.

Being a BC lampholder there is no designation required for the Brown (live) and Blue (neutral) terminals.

Please see here an example of the wiring for these lampholders.

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