Peterborough

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alwalton A typical lift and force pump at Alwalton, Peterborough. Photograph supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: Flag and 2½.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

Castor, Peterborough See separate page.


helpston At the James Bradford Almshouses, Helpston, Peterborough. Photograph supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John. Sir James Bradford (b.1841) started his working life as a lowly railway clerk, rising to become superintendent at Portsmouth Station. He became a JP in Brighton in 1903 and in 1907 the almshouses endowed by him were built on land donated by the Fitzwilliam family. He was involved in many other charitable works, including the erection of almshouses in Haywards Heath, and he died in 1930. See more.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

longthorpe Not a lot left of this one at Thorpe Hall, Longthorpe, Peterborough. Photograph supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

orton wistow, 2017 Orton Wistow, Peterborough. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photos.

Markings: "DF" or possibly "DE" on both sides of the spout.

Manufacturer: Unk.
orton wistow, 2017

sutton In the village of Sutton, Peterborough. Photograph supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: Badly corroded, but it's "Appleby & Co., Renishaw Iron Works, nr Chesterfield".

Manufacturer: Appleby's.

ufford, 2016 Ufford, Peterborough. This pump has recently (2016) had a bit of a makeover. Thanks to Joan Deane for the updated photo on the left and to John Hurst for the earlier one, on the right.

Markings: A roundel with the words "APPLEBY & CO. PATENTEES RENISHAW IRON WORKS DERBYSHIRE".

Manufacturer: Appleby's.
ufford

wansford On the Old North Road at the village of Wansford, Peterborough. Photographs by John Hurst - thanks, John - who confirms that there are no markings on the pump.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
wansford

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