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John Ford was born in 1735, married in 1760 and died c 1811.
He is listed as working in 1750 in Arundel, but in January 1755 he was apprenticed to Samuel Burfield clockmaker of Arundel, for 2 years and the fee of £10.
During his working life he is known to have taken at least two apprentices:-
Robert Hardwell, apprentice watchmaker in March 1765, for 7 years and the fee of £5. 5 shillings.
Richard Longhurst, apprentice clock and watch maker in June 1766 for 3 years and the fee of £10.00.
A 30 hour long case clock with a silvered dial by John Ford is in Arundel museum.
|Height||202.00 cm||(79.53 inches)|
|Width||45.00 cm||(17.72 inches)|
|Depth||33.00 cm||(12.99 inches)|
86 London End