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Hathorn, Davis and Campbell

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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.

Engineers, of Sun Foundry, Leeds, successor to Carrett, Marshall and Co which closed in 1870.

1873 Henry Davey was the manager of the business

1876 Pumping Machinery at the Erin Colliery, Westphalia, Germany.[1]

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.[2]

1876 Members of the Iron and Steel Institute visited the engineering works of Hathorn, Davis, Campbell and Davey[3]

Subsequently Hathorn, Davey and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. TheEngineer1876/10/06
  2. The Engineer 1928/04/20
  3. The Engineer 1876/10/06 p238