Hereford

hereford At the excellent Hereford Waterworks Museum, Hereford. Thanks to Marcus Simms for this one which, inexplicably, I missed on my 2016 visit.

Markings: "BECK & CO LD LONDON" on the barrel and "BECK & CO LD LONDON SE" on the cap.

Manufacturer: Beck & Co.
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hereford, 2016 Also at the Waterworks Museum, Hereford. A notice nearby gives some information as to its origin:
Wooden Pump
This pump was in use at West End
Corner Farm, West Hyde near
Leominster until the early 1900's.
Of 75 mm (3 inch) bore it was
probably fitted with a wrought
iron handle.
A new handle has been
fitted (2002)


Donated by Mr S Gitto
Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

hereford, 2016 A lift & force pump, plus air vessel, at the Waterworks Museum, Hereford. A nearby notice records that it "used to supply domestic water to the office and toilets at Much Wenlock Railway Station, Shropshire, which opened in 1862 and closed a century later".

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

hereford, 2016 A semi-rotary at the Waterworks Museum, Hereford.

Markings: "No 1", Flag, and "MADE IN ENGLAND".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

hereford, 2016 Also at the Waterworks Museum, Hereford.

Markings: Flag.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

hereford, 2012 Also at the Waterworks Museum, Hereford. Thanks to Marcus Simms, who spotted this one at the museum back in 2012.

Markings: "JOHN WARNER & SONS LONDON" on the frame.

Manufacturer: J. Warner of London.

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