Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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(1710-1783) set up in Fleet Street, near his father's old shop The Musical Clock.
Christopher Pinchbeck (1710-1783) set up in Fleet Street, near his father's old shop The Musical Clock.
   
   
1747 he moved to nearby Cockspur Street, remaining there until his death. He became a friend of, as well as clockmaker by appointment to, King George III. He was an honorary freeman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, and President of the [[Society of Engineers]].  
1747 he moved to nearby Cockspur Street, remaining there until his death. He became a friend of, as well as clockmaker by appointment to, King George III. He was an honorary freeman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, and President of the [[Society of Engineers]].  
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1954.

Christopher Pinchbeck (1710-1783) set up in Fleet Street, near his father's old shop The Musical Clock.

1747 he moved to nearby Cockspur Street, remaining there until his death. He became a friend of, as well as clockmaker by appointment to, King George III. He was an honorary freeman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, and President of the Society of Engineers.

Among his several patented inventions was the 'Nocturnal Remembrancer', to facilitate writing in the dark, and he was awarded a gold medal by the Royal Society of Arts for his safety crane in 1767. [1]

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