Books

As well as a vast range of Longcase Clocks, we have 2 “must have” books, written by Longcase Clock Expert, Dr David Firth.

Time & The Yorkshire Longcase Clock

The second book relating to Time timing and Yorkshire Grandfather Clock has now been published and is for sale at £19.99. This is not a book entirely for Horologist but a book for anybody with a love of Yorkshire and its history. Included are futures about John Harisson, the Bronte Family, Blind Jack of Knaresborough, Hudson the railway King of York and Charles Darwin on his visit to Ilkley and also Longcase Clocks on display at Upton Hall Newark the Head Quarters of the British Horological Institute.

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Yorkshire Longcase Clocks Yorkshire Longcase Clocks

The longcase clocks, known as the grandfather clocks ever since the song ”The Grandfathers Clock” was written, is one of the most enduring and popular of domestic items. For over 200 years, it was made continuously in Great Britain and the longcase style was copied and developed in different national sysstems all over
Europe and America. There are some exhibitions from Dr David Firth’s collection which can be seen at Red House Antique Centre in York and on this website once construction is finished of the website.

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