Horningsea, Cambs (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better version).
Two pumps, both in the High St.
Bamford's catalogue, this is probably a Bamford's Patent Yard Pump (Light
Markings: Clearly, on cap: "Henry Bamford & Sons Uttoxeter. Staff. 531".
markings on the barrel - see opposite - positively identify this pump as a
Bamford's "Patent Yard Pump (Strong Pattern), for wells not exceeding 25ft
deep". Their old catalogue also states that it was "fitted with Improved Acme
Buckets and Valves and Brass Seatings", the 14X means that it has a 3½"
bore, and it was offered for sale at 54/-.
Markings: On barrel, a shield with "7959 MARK 14X", and another shield with "BAMFORD'S UNIVERSAL PUMP" and an inter-twined "BU". Just decypherable, on cap: "Henry Bamford & Sons Uttoxeter. Staff. 531".
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