Henry Ransome

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Henry Ransome is recorded as working as a clock & watchmaker, jeweller and working optician in Bridewell Alley, Norwich from before 1830 moving to Bridge Street, St Andrew circa 1845, when, in 1854 his son James took over the business. Henry is quite probably the son of the clockmaker Thomas Ransome who was working in partnership with his brother Robert 'Near the Red Well', Norwich in circa 1781 before Robert moved to Ipswich. Henry Ransome is known to have voted Tory in elections between 1830 and 1835 and was given the freedom of the city of Norwich. His wife died young with her death reported in the Norfolk Chronicle on the 27th October 1832.

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A Small Brass Inlaid Mantel Clock
An attractive, small Regency rosewood bracket clock which has an eight-day duration fusee timepiece movement. The round five-inch convex painted di...
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