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Re: Joseph higginbotham watchmaker and clock maker
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 29 January 20 07:49 GMT (UK) »
BRENNANx2 Davidstown/Taghmon,Ballybrennan; COOPER St.Helens; CREAN Raheennaskeagh/Ballywalter; COSGRAVE Castlebridge; CULLEN Lady's Island (LI); CULLETON Forth Commons;CURRAN Hillbrook, Wic; DOYLE Clonee/Tombrack; EDWARDS Wex; FOX Knockbrandon; FURLONG Moortown; HAYESx2 Walsheslough/Wex; McGILL Litter; MORRIS Forth Commons; PIERCE LI; POTTS Bennettstown; REDMOND Ballygarrett; ROCHEx2 Wex; ROCHFORD Ballysampson/Ballyhit; SHERIDAN Monadurtlow; SINNOTT Wex; SMYTH Gerry/Oulart; WALSH Kilrane/Wex

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Re: Joseph higginbotham watchmaker and clock maker
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 29 January 20 09:36 GMT (UK) »
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Wexford Independent, 19 Jan.1850: WANTED, AN INTELLIGENT LAD... APPRENTICE to ... WATCH, CLOCK, and JEWELLERY BUSINESS. JOSEPH HIGGINBOTHAM, . 14, Mota-ttnot [_-street?], Wexford.

That one actually says "Joseph W Higginbotham, 25 Main Street, Wexford"
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Re: Joseph higginbotham watchmaker and clock maker
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 29 January 20 10:20 GMT (UK) »
Joseph W. Higginbotham was working in Wexford at least until 1858 according to Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World by Brian Loomis. His entry says born 1824 but no other details.
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Re: Joseph higginbotham watchmaker and clock maker
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 29 January 20 16:44 GMT (UK) »
Thanks,  hallmark, wexflyer ,Aghadowey, and shaunj, for you Kind help , I really appreciate it,  brilliant!
Wexflyers Your correct they where church of ireland,  joseph w higginbotham my grandfather X3 back had a watch & clock shop on the corner of Rowe street , now a coffee shop, so he faced the church of his faith, saint iberius church of ireland,  even do I'm from dublin my family are from wexford , anyway guys thanks so much ,
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Re: Joseph higginbotham watchmaker and clock maker
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 29 January 20 17:08 GMT (UK) »
...... I'm from Dublin my family are from Wexford......
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BRENNANx2 Davidstown/Taghmon,Ballybrennan; COOPER St.Helens; CREAN Raheennaskeagh/Ballywalter; COSGRAVE Castlebridge; CULLEN Lady's Island (LI); CULLETON Forth Commons;CURRAN Hillbrook, Wic; DOYLE Clonee/Tombrack; EDWARDS Wex; FOX Knockbrandon; FURLONG Moortown; HAYESx2 Walsheslough/Wex; McGILL Litter; MORRIS Forth Commons; PIERCE LI; POTTS Bennettstown; REDMOND Ballygarrett; ROCHEx2 Wex; ROCHFORD Ballysampson/Ballyhit; SHERIDAN Monadurtlow; SINNOTT Wex; SMYTH Gerry/Oulart; WALSH Kilrane/Wex

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Re: Joseph higginbotham watchmaker and clock maker
« Reply #14 on: Wednesday 29 January 20 17:22 GMT (UK) »


Not everyone can be from Dublin!   ;D  ;D
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Re: Joseph higginbotham watchmaker and clock maker
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday 29 January 20 18:29 GMT (UK) »
Ha ! Thanks guys
Diarmuid