Author Archives: Peter Steward

September 7 meeting

Edmund Howard (1710-98) A Quaker Clockmaker in Chelsea Dr James Nye By sheer chance, James was alerted in the summer of 2016 to the existence of a manuscript autobiography, compiled in 1785, which has been widely used by historians but … Continue reading

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August 3, 2017

20th Century domestic clocks of England and Wales Bill Wolmuth Today, there is a growing appreciation of twentieth century mechanical clocks many of which are superb examples of industrialised production and have complex mechanisms which have proven to be long-lived … Continue reading

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STUDENTS FROM WEST DEAN COLLEGE – PRESENTATIONS Matthew Read MA ACR For our May meeting we welcome Matthew Read and his students from West Dean College. This annual event gives the students a chance to try their hand at public … Continue reading

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September 3 Meeting

The Beresford Hutchinson Memorial Lecture Our speaker this month is Malcolm Archer FBHI who will be presenting on the conservation of the Pyke Organ Clock for Temple Newsam. Restoration involved work on the clock movement, automaton dial and barrel organ … Continue reading

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