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Sun Foundry, Leeds

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of Dewsbury Road, Leeds

1841 May. Sale of Machine Maker's tools [1]

1841 September. Premises offered to let [2]

Occupied by Charles Todd

1852 February. Premises offered for disposal due to ill-health of Mr. Todd. [3]

1853 June. Occupied by Carrett, Marshall and Co [4]

Abels 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.[5] See Hathorn, Davis and Campbell

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Leeds Mercury, Saturday, May 22, 1841
  2. The Leeds Mercury, Saturday, September 11, 1841
  3. The Bradford Observer, Thursday, February 19, 1852
  4. The Leeds Mercury, Saturday, June 25, 1853
  5. The Engineer 1928/04/20