Hambleden (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better version).
at Hambleden, Bucks, is unusual in that it is fitted with a stopcock and a
threaded/capped outlet. Sadly, the pump head is cracked. Thanks to Mike
Woolford for the photos on the left and to John Hurst for those on the right.
Subsequently the pump has received a smart black paint job
Markings: A rectangular panel fixed to the pump head carries the name: "E. MARGRETT READING". Further down is a circular panel which may have had some words on it, but they are indecipherable.
Manufacturer: Edward Margrett of Reading.
pitcher pump in Hambleden, Bucks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo on the
left. A subsequent visit by Mike Woolford at a time of year when the shrubs
were less prolific allows a closer look at the pump mounting (photo on the
right - thanks, Mike)
Markings: A Lion on the pump housing and "NORTON'S PATENT TUBE WELL E. MARGRETT READING" on the base.
Manufacturer: The pump is a Joseph Evans, but Edward Margrett probably carried out the installation, including the drilling of the borehole.
another pitcher pump In Hambleden, Bucks. Thanks to John Hurst for the
Markings: Something, not quite discernible, on the base of the pump, which may well be similar to the above pitcher pump.
Manufacturer: Unknown, but might be a Joseph Evans/Edward Margrett hybrid.