Person    | Male  Born 4/2/1749  Died 1/3/1829

Thomas Earnshaw

Categories: Commerce, Science

Born Ashton under Lyme, Lancashire. Maker of watches and chronometers. Lived and worked mainly in London and Greenwich. He seems to have been a bitter man with whom it was unpleasant to do business. Died at home in Chenies Street, buried at St Giles-in-the-Fields, Bloomsbury.

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Thomas Earnshaw

London County Council Site of the business premises of Thomas Earnshaw, 1749...

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James Purdey the younger

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