Hathorn, Davis and Campbell
Hydraulic and mechanical engineers, of Sun Foundry, Leeds
1870 Successor to Carrett, Marshall and Co which closed in 1870.
c.1872 Abells 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.
1873 Henry Davey was the manager of the business
1873 Honourable mention at the Vienna Universal Exhibition
1876 Pumping Machinery at the Erin Colliery, Westphalia, Germany.
1876 Members of the Iron and Steel Institute visited the engineering works of Hathorn, Davis, Campbell and Davey
1877 Dissolution of the Partnership between John Fletcher Hathorn, Alfred Davis, Hugh Fletcher Campbell,and Henry Davey, as Engineers and Ironfounders, at the Sun Foundry, Leeds, in the county of York, under the style or firm of Hathorn, Davis, Campbell, and Davey, as and from the 10th of November 1877 so far as regards Hugh Fletcher Campbell.
Exhibited pumping engines at the 1878 Paris Universal Exhibition
1878 Dissolution of the Partnership between John Fletcher Hathorn, Alfred Davis, and. Henry Davey, as Engineers and Ironfounders, at the Sun Foundry, Leeds, in the countyof York, under the style or firm of Hathorn, Davis, and Davey, so far regards Alfred Davis.
Subsequently Hathorn, Davey and Co
Sources of Information
- The Engineer 1928/04/20
- The London Gazette 26 August 1873
- The Engineer 1876/10/06 p238
- London Gazette 1 Mar 1878
- The London Gazette 18 December 1877
- London Gazette 30 Aug 1878