Lee, Howl and Co
1880 Company founded as Lee, Howl, Ward and Howl, hydraulic engineers,
1887 Private company. Reconstituted as Lee, Howl and Co
1888 Ward's patent pumps. 
1940 Advert for pumps.
1945 Advert for pumps for sewage, deep well and bore holes.
1949 Company made public.
1961 Manufacturers of pumps and pumping machinery. 390 employees.
Sources of Information
- Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p12
- Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p12