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Joseph Evans and Sons

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1871.
April 1888. Direct-acting 'Cornish' pumping engine.
Advertising sign.
1893.
1897.
1897.
1901. Rope-driven Pump.
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1902.
March 1903.
February 1904.
1904.
January 1906.
September 1909.
October 1909.
December 1910.
January 1911.
August 1912.
February 1913.
April 1913.
February 1914.
c1920. Vertical triple-ram pump.
1938.
1945
March 1945.
1945.
1946.
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1958.
Exhibit at Beamish Museum.
Exhibit at Beamish Museum.
Exhibit at Beamish Museum.
Exhibit at Beamish Museum.
Exhibit at Beamish Museum.
Exhibit at Beamish Museum.
1947. Reliable steam pump used for liquid pitch. Exhibit at the Museum of Power.
1947. Reliable steam pump used for liquid pitch. Exhibit at the Museum of Power. Detail.
1947. Reliable steam pump used for liquid pitch. Exhibit at the Museum of Power.
1947. Exhibit at the Museum of Power.
Detail. Exhibit at the Summerlee Museum of Industrial Life.
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of Culwell Works, Wolverhampton.

1810 Start of the business[1].

1830 Company established.

1876 Exhibitor at the Royal Agricultural Show at Birmingham with the 'Reliable' steam pump. [2]

1878 Public company.

1888 Issued catalogue of hydraulic rams, steam engines, stamps, pumps, pumping machinery and fittings. [3]

1902 Exhibited at the 1902 Wolverhampton Exhibition with a Cornish steam pump and a vertical compound beam feed pump [4]

1907 Incorporated as a private limited company.

1914 Pumping machinery manufacturers. Specialities: pumps and pumping machinery of every kind. Employees 700. [5]

1944 Acquired by Newman Industries[6].

1951 Acquired by Pulsometer Engineering Co[7].

1956 Pulsometer was acquired by Camp Bird[8]. The foundry was said to be 146 years old.

1961 Engaged in the manufacture of centrifugal, reciprocating, rotary and high vacuum pumps. Range includes PulsometerPacific oil refinery process pumps, pumps for mining and municipal water supplies, drainage and sewage schemes, including diverters, circulating pumps for high and low pressure heating systems. 1,000 employees. [9]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 25 June 1956
  2. The Engineer of 21st July 1876 p57
  3. The Engineer of 27th April 1888 p338
  4. Fielden’s Magazine Vol 7
  5. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  6. The Times, 7 June 1945
  7. The Times, 25 June 1956
  8. The Times, 11 May 1956
  9. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE