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Hulme and Lund

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of Wilburn Street, Salford, and then Cornbrook, Manchester.

1873 Company established at Wilburn Iron Works, Salford, by Robert Hulme, who was soon afterwards joined by Edward Lund. Subsequently the firm removed to Egerton Street Iron Works, Chester Road, Manchester; in 1890 they purchased land and built new and commodious works at Cornbrook.[1]

1874 Advertisement: 'STEAM DONKEY PUMPS, for feeding boilers, raising water, and all pumping purposes. - HULME & LUND, makers of ram pumps, single and double acting, Wilburn-st., Salford'[2]

1888 Description and engraving of underground horizontal pumping engine for Dynevor Mining Co (Neath Abbey? Dynevor, Dyffryn and Neath Abbey United Collieries Co?). Two steam cylinders, 25" dia, 24" stroke. 20 tons total weight. Total head 480 ft p431 & 437[3] (see illustration)

1893 Description and engraving of triple ram steam-driven pump.[4] (see illustration)

1902 Advertisement - Pumping Machinery: E. Lund ('Late Hulme & Lund'), Newbridge Road, Stockport[5]

See Edward Lund

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Sources of Information

  1. THE CENTURY'S PROGRESS - LANCASHIRE. The London Printing and Engraving Co., 1892
  2. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 31 January 1874
  3. The Engineer 23rd November 1888
  4. The Engineer 29th December 1893
  5. 'Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 30 December 1902