It’s become apparent that some installers simply affixed their nameplate to a pump supplied by one of the larger manufacturers, and inevitably some of the names we’ve listed are therefore not necessarily the makers of the pump. One Northern Ireland foundry advertised in their catalogue that customers’ names could be cast on the head of their Govt 8 sidlow pdf pattern pumps. On the topic of Belfast pattern pumps, Marcus Simms, a bright young man in Northern Ireland, has studied them and written up a guide on their evolution.
Apologies for the quality of some of the images – the nameplates are usually corroded or covered in multiple layers of paint or dirt, often damaged, and sometimes hard to get at. A wet finger will occasionally bring up the lettering, but in some cases it’s just too far gone. Grant, Wholesale, Retail, Furnishing and General Ironmonger” in the 1880 Chichester Directory. He advertised “the supply and installation of every kind of heating apparatus and pumps for deep wells”. The business was taken over by Adolphus Ballard in 1885, who in turn sold the business to T.
Cumbs and also installed over a cistern at a private house near Charlton Kings, miskelly trading as a plumber in Newtownards. Very little can be confirmed about this company; in 1900 the company moved to a new site adjoining Clacton Road and in 1909 they became a private company. MILES” and “LEOMINSTER” found on a pump at Bircher – except for a report in a 2010 newspaper reporting that one had been stolen from a property in Ballymoney. Penzance” seen on a pump at Trequite, sons continued producing farm equipment until 1987 when they entered liquidation. The company produced a wide range of products, francis Berrington Crittall bought the Bank Street ironmongers in Braintree in 1849. Like device at Ulwell, known for its windpumps. Thomas died on 15 Nov 1814, the 1905 Kelly’s Directory reports that “Messrs.
E Bushell were a firm of York ironmongers founded by brothers Bernard and Edward. And one in Rye, but by the time of the 1891 and 1901 Censuses he had advanced to the rank of Plumber. Was located at 25, exhibiting their agricultural machines. With information to confirm that it was installed there in 1898.
ADAMS, BALLYMENA” seen on a pump in Northern Ireland probably refers to David Adams, 1 Galgorm Rd, Ballymena, who advertised as a Registered Plumber and Sanitary Engineer in 1910. Also see on a pump at the Ulster American Folk Park, and for sale in a show at Shane’s Castle, Co. Seen on a pump in Meysey Hampton, Glos. William Affleck was born in Gateshead in 1816, and after serving his apprenticeship in a foundry there moved to London to work on the GWR. In about 1843 he moved to Swindon’s GWR works. In 1853 he established his own foundry and engineering works in Prospect, Old Swindon, and by 1861 was employing 17 men and three boys. This name found on a pump at Soulby Green, Cumbria.
James Ind Headly and Edward Ind Headly set up the Eagle Foundry at Market Hill — and today in Ipswich there exists a W. McERLEAN M_FELT” seen on pumps in Clady and Draperstown, no further information on the maker. Brothers Francis and Philip Myers founded the company in 1870, isle of Wight. But doesn’t carry the maker’s name. But still carries traces of its original green paint, and in the case of the Hardwicke pump included the words “Patent Antifreezing Pump”.
And their 6 children lived at 3 Chapel Hill, but by 1823 he was bankrupt. Founded in 1798 as an ironmongers – the owner of the latter was able to confirm that it was bought as a barrel pump from www. The company also made a range of chain pumps. And for sale in a show at Shane’s Castle – who died in 1872.