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Ward, Haggas and Smith

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1904. Horizontal drilling, milling and boring machine.
1950s lathe (from catalogue of used machine tools c.1960)
1902. Horizontal boring and planing machine.

of Eastwood Works, Keighley.

Ward, Haggas and Smith were makers of machine tools.

1870 Company established, presumably as Hudson, Ward and Haggas

1901 Radial drilling machine [1]

1910 Description of 12" centre height lathe in 'Machinery'. Article by W. H. Haggas (address 26 Ashleigh St., Keighley)[2]

1911 Description in 'Machinery' of special machine for milling oil grooves in bearings from 4" to 24" inside diameter[3]

1920 September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with machine tools.[4]

1922 Principals: Fred T. Haggas and W. Haggas. Employees 200. Manufactures lathes and Bateman top-speed planing machines.

1937 Machine tool manufacturers. "Bateman" Top Speed Planers. "WHS" High Speed Lathes.[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Fielden’s Magazine Vol 4
  2. [1] Machinery, Dec 1910, pp.262-3
  3. [2] Machinery, Sept 1911, p.31
  4. * The Engineer of 10th September 1920 p244 & 292
  5. * 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries