Davey and Company Limited Hathorn 1880 - 1934

Manufacturer of pumping engines,
Mchanical engineer
Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

located at the Sun Foundry, Dewsbury Road, Hunslet, Leeds, the firm made pumping engines for mines, water and sewage works, power stations etc.

1844 - Sun Foundry established by Charles Todd (who had been connected with the Railway Foundry). He manufactured 20 locomotives here up to 1858 when the works closed;

1858-1870 - foundry run by Carrett, Marshall & Co. who built locos and also pumping engines;

1872 - foundry taken over by Hugh Campbell, Alfred Davis and John Hathorn;

1873 - Henry Davey joined the foundry;

1880 - became Hathorn Davey & Co.

1901- incorporated as limited company

1934 - went into liquidation in October 1934.

1936 - Sulzer Pumps took over company

late 1970s - company closed the Sun Foundry and moved to new premises at Millshaw, Leeds