Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 139,028 pages of information and 225,327 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Difference between revisions of "Hoyle and Son"

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search
Line 1: Line 1:
 
of Halifax
 
of Halifax
  
Sames as E. Hoyle and Sons?
+
Same as [[Elkanah Hoyle and Sons]]?
  
 
Maker of stationary engines. <ref>Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10</ref>
 
Maker of stationary engines. <ref>Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10</ref>
Line 7: Line 7:
 
c.1860? Beam engine at Longbottoms, Birstall, 31 HP, 27 rpm, 16 ft flywheel. Photographed by George Watkins in 1935<ref>'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain: Volume 1: Yorkshire'. Landmark Publishing Ltd., 2000</ref>
 
c.1860? Beam engine at Longbottoms, Birstall, 31 HP, 27 rpm, 16 ft flywheel. Photographed by George Watkins in 1935<ref>'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain: Volume 1: Yorkshire'. Landmark Publishing Ltd., 2000</ref>
  
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.'<ref>Halifax Courier - Saturday 16 March 1889 </ref>
 
 
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,....'<ref>Halifax Courier - Saturday 8 June 1889</ref>
 
  
 
==Sources of Information==
 
==Sources of Information==

Revision as of 21:39, 22 March 2020

of Halifax

Same as Elkanah Hoyle and Sons?

Maker of stationary engines. [1]

c.1860? Beam engine at Longbottoms, Birstall, 31 HP, 27 rpm, 16 ft flywheel. Photographed by George Watkins in 1935[2]


Sources of Information

  1. Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  2. 'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain: Volume 1: Yorkshire'. Landmark Publishing Ltd., 2000