Archive of November 2015 - Antique Grandfather Clocks

Nov 05 2015

JAMES CARTER GRANDFATHER CLOCK AND WATCHMAKER OF WARRINGTON 1780-1848

James Carter’s mother, Margaret (Mary) was born a  Birchall,at Whiston  near Prescot. Though her father was a farmer, there are many Birchalls listed as clock, watch or movement makers. When Thomas Birchall ” declined farming “, the family moved to Warrington and took a place in the Buttermarket while James attended the Rev. Glazebrooke’s school. Aged […]

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