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Foxhall, Howden and Co

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Foxhall, Howden & Co., Union Foundry, Union Street, Wakefield

See Foxhall, Howden and Cordingley

1834 Iron and brass founders and steam engine manufacturers.[1]

There are references to a treadmill to be installed to drive a mill at the Wakefield House of Correction: ‘Treadmill erected by Joseph Howden of Wakefield, engineer and millwright’, early C19th, and ‘Plan and elevation of an intended treading mill by Messrs Foxhall, Howden and Co’ (1834).[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]Transcript of the entry for Professions and Trades" for Wakefield in Pigot's Directory of 1834.
  2. [2]Online information from The National Archives