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Joseph Kaye and Sons

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Crab Oil Pump, used for starting up Priestman Engines. Found in S. Africa.
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of Kaye's Patent Lock Works, Hunslet, Leeds

1864 Company established.

1891 Released a catalogue of their door fastenings. [1]

1891 Manufacturers of Steel Seamless Syphon Oil Cans. [2]

1895 Advert. Seamless oil can. [3]

1903 Catalogue issued on seamless copper and other oil cans for automobiles.[4]

1913 Advert for oil cans and lamps. [5]

1917 Advert. Seamless steel oil cans. Of Oil Can Works, Leeds. [6]

1920 Issued catalogue of oil cans. [7]

1926 Received an order from the Great Western Railway for 2000 of their latest patented automatic wedge locks, including also their new patented combined cam striking plates.[8]

1927 Advert for seamless steel oil cans. [9]

1959 acquired by Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Co

1962 Joseph Kaye and Sons, maker of railway carriage locks, was sold to Associated Fire Alarms [10].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1891/04/10
  2. 1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners Directory
  3. Mechanical World Year Book 1895. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p24
  4. The Engineer 1903/06/05, p 582
  5. Mechanical World Year Book 1913. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p427
  6. 1917 Worrall's Yorkshire Textile Directory Advert p265
  7. The Engineer 1920/02/27 p208
  8. The Engineer 1926/07/02 p26
  9. Mechanical World Year Book 1927. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p150
  10. The Times, 16 October 1962