Archive of December 2017 - Antique Grandfather Clocks

Dec 29 2017

Robert Preston Watch and Clockmaker,Chester

Robert  Preston, GOLDSMITH JEWELLER, CUTLER, CLOCK AND WATCHMAKER TOYMAN 6THJULY. 1790 Impressed with a due sense of gratitude to his friends for the repeated favours they have for several years conferred on him, he begs leave to solicit a continuance of them at his shop adjoining the Eastgate, which is now open during the fair, […]

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Dec 14 2017

Robert Bowers Watch & Clockmaker, Chester 1801

Robert Bowers, Goldsmith, Jeweller, Watch and Clockmaker informs his numerous friends and the public that he has removed his repository and manufactory from Bridge Street Row to the premises lately occupied By Mr. Owens apothecary, and Mrs. Washington and Gamon, milliners at the lower end of Eastgate Street Row ,near the hotel, which he has […]


Dec 11 2017

Won’t Break My Word

I know you’ve got something to ask me,you know I’ve been telling lies but you don’t have to say a thing, I can see it in your eyes so baby, don’t say a word, don’t say a word, don’t say a word so baby don’t say a word, don’t say a word, don’t say a […]


Dec 06 2017

Chester Clock Robbery 8th March 1933

Chester Chronicle 8th March 1833. Whereas some person or persons did late on Wednesday night the 6th or early on Thursday the 7th instant, break into the shop occupied by BRYARS, WATCHMAKERS, Eastgate Street Row, Chester and did steal from there THREE CLOCKS ,with Samuel Bryars, Chester, on the same,a nd ONE CLOCK(without name)striking on […]

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