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William Frost (1789-1851)

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William Frost (1789-1851)

1851 "Died 28th September 1851 at Exeter, aged 62, Mr. William Frost. A self-taught watchmaker who was originally a stable boy on the mail coach establishment. He had recently repaired a complicated clock made by Jacob Lovelace at Exeter and had attended its exhibition at the Crystal Palace."[1]

1851 Obituary.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Gentleman's Magazine November 1851
  2. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 04 October 1851