Archive of August 2016 - Antique Grandfather Clocks

Aug 13 2016

FURTHER CHESTER GRANDFATHER CLOCK MAKERS

In Chester’s first and second directories of 1781 and 1782 four longcase/ grandfather clock makers are mentioned by name: Robert Fletcher, New Linenhall¬† Street, Benjamin Peers, Eastgate Street; John Smith, Foregate Street; and James Thomas, Northgate Street. Of the last named, ¬†the writer cannot find trace, but of the first three, further clues are to […]

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