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Blundell and Co

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1882. Waterwitch Pump.

of Limehouse

1866 Messrs Blundell of the London Copper Works, Limehouse, and Tidal Basin, Victoria Docks had purchased the patent and rights to Downton's pump[1]

1870 Presumably T. Blundell and Sons

1877 Blundell Brothers were makers of pumps; the Waterwitch was claimed to be an improvement on the Downton pump

1880 Waterwitch Pump made by Blundell Brothers of West India Dock Road, Limehouse, exhibited at the Agricultural Hall.[2]

1882 Waterwitch Pump. See illustration.

1888 Acquired by Blundell's London Copper and Brass Works

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1877/02/09
  2. [1] Engineering, 21 Jan 1881: Description and sectional arrangement, p.61