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1884 Advert: 'ELKANAH HOYLE AND SONS, LIMITED. MILLWRIGHTS, ENGINEERS, MACHINE MAKERS AND IRONFOUNDERS, WATERSIDE, HALIFAX. Patentees and Sole Makers of Wilson's Patent Welded Press Plates and Telescopic Connections, also makers of Hydraulic Presses, have purchased all the WOOD and IRON MODELS belonging to the late firm of [[William Bates and Son]] of Sowerby Bridge.....' <ref>Huddersfield Daily Chronicle - Thursday 24 January 1884</ref>
  
 
1887 Maker of calendering machines, hot presses and hydraulic press pumps.
 
1887 Maker of calendering machines, hot presses and hydraulic press pumps.

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of Waterside Ironworks, Halifax

1884 Advert: 'ELKANAH HOYLE AND SONS, LIMITED. MILLWRIGHTS, ENGINEERS, MACHINE MAKERS AND IRONFOUNDERS, WATERSIDE, HALIFAX. Patentees and Sole Makers of Wilson's Patent Welded Press Plates and Telescopic Connections, also makers of Hydraulic Presses, have purchased all the WOOD and IRON MODELS belonging to the late firm of William Bates and Son of Sowerby Bridge.....' [1]

1887 Maker of calendering machines, hot presses and hydraulic press pumps.

1889 'Yesterday, Mr Barstow held an enquiry the Infirmary with reference to the death of John Dawrant, 29, Siddal-road, fitter in the employment of Messrs. Elkanah Hoyle & Sons, Ld., engineers and millwrights, Waterside Works. Mr. Prior, inspector of factories, was present. On Tuesday deceased was helping to load a dray with machinery from the crane door on the second storey, when he accidenally fell out. He died the same night from fracture of the skull. Evidence was given by Charles Dawrant, Stoney Royd-terrace (deceased’s father). Harry Ernest Scarborough, Church-street (an apprentice the works), Cornelius Crossley (who was assisting deceased), and Dr. Chamberlain. Verdict, Accidental death.'[2]

1889 Advert: '.....in Bankruptcy. Halifax District. Re William Barrett. ...TO BE SOLD BY TENDER in one lot as a going concern, the MACHINERY, WORKING PLANT, TOOLS of trade, PATTERNS, OFFICE FURNITURE, FITTINGS, and other effects, in and about the premises in New Bank, Halifax, known as Bowling Green Brass Works, and comprising — horizontal engine, by E. Hoyle & Sons, Ld., vertical boiler and fittings, by Umpleby, water heating apparatus, cutting or shaping machine by Shepherd, 4-hand lathes, with rests and overhead motion,....'[3]

1889 Death notice: 'Keighley — At 4, Hoyle’s-buildings, Bailey Hall bank. George Hoyle Keighley. Born Oct. 23rd, 1848 ; died June 28th. 1889. Late director of the firm of Messrs. Elkanah Hoyle & Sons, Limited.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Huddersfield Daily Chronicle - Thursday 24 January 1884
  2. Halifax Courier - Saturday 16 March 1889
  3. Halifax Courier - Saturday 8 June 1889
  4. Halifax Courier - Saturday 6 July 1889