Leeds Engine: People: Who's Who.

Who's Who

Please note this article is currently a work in progress, the information is not currently complete.

Some of the key figures in the local engine making industry and some names with local connections who went on to be notable figures around the world.

Entries listed alphabetically by surname - All, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

Hewitson; William Watson b- 1815 d- 5/1863
Worked at engine makers Robert Stephenson & Co in Newcastle and Fenton, Murray & Jackson in Leeds. Joined Kitson & Co as manager and principle draughtsman, becoming a partner in 1842. Financial partner of John Fowler & Co.

Hudswell; William J. (Rev)
Pastor of Salem Congregational Church. Served an apprenticeship at Kitson, Thompson & Hewitson. Entered the drawing office and became a leading draftsman. Son William Shillito Hudswell was a partner in Hudswell, Clarke & Co.

Hudswell; William Shilliton
Son of Rev William J. Hudswell of Kitson, Thompson & Hewitson. Partner in establishing Hudswell, Clarke & Co.