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« Reply #9 on: Friday 23 December 05 17:10 GMT (UK) »
Hi Frances and a Merry Christmas !
My gggrandfather John Ansell was stated to be a watchmaker on his marriage certificate. Although the wedding took place in Nonington, I'm fairly certain he lived in Ramsgate where he was later described as a jeweller. He lived in the period 1820-1850. Any sign of him ?
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« Reply #10 on: Friday 23 December 05 17:16 GMT (UK) »
Hi mc8

Found this one.

George Orpwood  London 1810 - 1840 Lancet  Bracket Clock

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Frances :)

Thats the one-and a lovely clock too. Thanks very much. Does the book give any other detail/ picture?
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« Reply #11 on: Friday 23 December 05 19:09 GMT (UK) »
No like Siouxzie wrote it does not give much info at all on most of the entries :(
Just under George Orpwood it gives " ill.Britten". Looking at  the abbreviations (if I have read it correctly) ill = illustrated. Under a small list of books there is one called "Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers" by F.J.Britten 1832. I think if you put the two together that it means that this entry came from that book :-\

I hope this makes sense,

Kind Regards,

Frances :)
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« Reply #12 on: Friday 23 December 05 19:15 GMT (UK) »
Hi Billans,

Ansells in London and one in Abingdon but they are all to early for your John. Perhaps he will be in the other book when I receive it.

Kind Regards,

Frances :)
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Hope/Buckinghamshire    Palmer Cambridge
Hope/Camberwell            Palmer Essex  
Bolton/Camberwell           Emery Potton Bedfordshire
DeBoo/ Poplar/Anywhere           
Oliver /Chatteris, Cambs.   
Redkison/ Anywhere          
Carter Bedfordshire
Bernard/Stepney
Lawrence/Colchester Essex 
Carter/ Leytonstone
Bones/ Essex
Tullett/ Surrey/Essex


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« Reply #13 on: Saturday 24 December 05 03:46 GMT (UK) »
Hi Frances.
Thanks for going to the trouble. Maybe something will turn up in next book.
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« Reply #14 on: Saturday 24 December 05 13:13 GMT (UK) »
No like Siouxzie wrote it does not give much info at all on most of the entries :(
Just under George Orpwood it gives " ill.Britten". Looking at  the abbreviations (if I have read it correctly) ill = illustrated. Under a small list of books there is one called "Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers" by F.J.Britten 1832. I think if you put the two together that it means that this entry came from that book :-\

I hope this makes sense,

Kind Regards,

Frances :)

thanks-its more than I have been able to learn from specialist sites such as http://www.clockswatches.com/libb.htm and the V&A anyway :)
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« Reply #15 on: Friday 06 January 06 19:11 GMT (UK) »
Hi Billans,

I now have Vol 2 now of the Watch and Clockmakers of the World. There is an entry for a John Ansell in Ramsgate 1845. That is all the information it gives though, but it does show he was there!

Kind Regards,

Frances :)
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Hope/Buckinghamshire    Palmer Cambridge
Hope/Camberwell            Palmer Essex  
Bolton/Camberwell           Emery Potton Bedfordshire
DeBoo/ Poplar/Anywhere           
Oliver /Chatteris, Cambs.   
Redkison/ Anywhere          
Carter Bedfordshire
Bernard/Stepney
Lawrence/Colchester Essex 
Carter/ Leytonstone
Bones/ Essex
Tullett/ Surrey/Essex

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« Reply #16 on: Friday 06 January 06 20:07 GMT (UK) »
Hi Frances and a Happy New Year!

Thanks for the info. I fear that's all there is as he died a few years later.

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« Reply #17 on: Friday 06 January 06 20:13 GMT (UK) »
Many Thanks For Your Lookup Offer

I was Wondering if there is Any..

Harold/Harrold..Surnames of Liverpool and Coventry

Bold Surname of Liverpool


Any help would be Greatly Recived

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Iria
Harold Liverpool and Warwickshire
Slater Liverpool
 Murray Liverpool
Garner  Liverpool
Lister/Lester Liverpool and Cambridgeshire
Norris Liverpool and Ireland


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