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Hathorn, Davis and Campbell

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1873.
1875. Compound differential engine and pumps for the Navigation Colliery, Aberdare.
1875. Compound pumping engine with differential valve gear at the East Hetton Colliery.
1877. Hydraulic pumping engine.

Hydraulic and mechanical engineers, of Sun Foundry, Leeds

1870 Successor to Carrett, Marshall and Co which closed in 1870.

c.1872 Abells of Derby set up a Works in Leeds for Henry Davey. Davey's differential pumping engine was such a success that more capital was needed to expand and that was provided by Colonel Hathorn, Davey's lifelong friend.[1]

1873 Henry Davey was the manager of the business

1873 Honourable mention at the Vienna Universal Exhibition[2]

1876 Pumping Machinery at the Erin Colliery, Westphalia, Germany.[3]

1876 Members of the Iron and Steel Institute visited the engineering works of Hathorn, Davis, Campbell and Davey[4]

1877 Dissolution of the Partnership between John Fletcher Hathorn, Alfred Davis, Hugh Fletcher Campbell,and Henry Davey, as Engineers and Ironfounders, at the Sun Foundry, Leeds, in the county of York, under the style or firm of Hathorn, Davis, Campbell, and Davey, as and from the 10th of November 1877 so far as regards Hugh Fletcher Campbell.[5]

Exhibited pumping engines at the 1878 Paris Universal Exhibition[6]

1878 Dissolution of the Partnership between John Fletcher Hathorn, Alfred Davis, and. Henry Davey, as Engineers and Ironfounders, at the Sun Foundry, Leeds, in the countyof York, under the style or firm of Hathorn, Davis, and Davey, so far regards Alfred Davis.[7]

Subsequently Hathorn, Davey and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1928/04/20
  2. The London Gazette 26 August 1873
  3. TheEngineer1876/10/06
  4. The Engineer 1876/10/06 p238
  5. London Gazette 1 Mar 1878
  6. The London Gazette 18 December 1877
  7. London Gazette 30 Aug 1878