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Clock and watch makers of the 18th century in Gloucestershire and Bristol

Francis Buckley

Clock and watch makers of the 18th century in Gloucestershire and Bristol

compiled from directories, poll-books and newspapers

by Francis Buckley

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Published by [Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeolgical Society] in [Bristol] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Francis Buckley, and George B. Buckley.
SeriesBristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society -- Vol.51, 1929, p. 305-319
ContributionsBuckley, George Bent., Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeolgical Society.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 305-319
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20925095M

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Fittingly given the history of the village, St Oswald’s has a clock in its embattled tower. The clock is fitting because the other great claim to fame of Askrigg is that it was the home of some of England’s great clockmakers, indeed the place was once a hive of clock-making activity, most especially in the 18th ://   Established in , we specialise in portraits from the 16th to the early 20th century, we also stock some 17th and 18th century ship paintings, furniture of the 17th and 18th centuries, and other artefacts dating from B.C. to the 20th business is internationally known, especially for portraits, and has sold to many major ?type=as.


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Clock and watch makers of the 18th century in Gloucestershire and Bristol by Francis Buckley Download PDF EPUB FB2

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