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Brian Houghton

Brian Houghton, Rye, East Sussex

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Clockmaking Family: Gill

1st October 2018

Brian Houghton:

Was this not Samuel Gill, Daniels son who had watches stolen? I think Daniel had turned to Banking by 1810 and son took over business until 1817. Brian

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Daniel Gill 1795

29th September 2018

Brian Houghton:

I note that a London dealer has a superb long case clock by Daniel Gill,case made in satinwood. Samuel Gill,Rye was his son who started a watch/ Silversmith business in 1810 and had watches stolen from his shop in 1810.

Samuel was born in 1784. and his father Daniel may have closed his clock making business down circa 1800 close links with Apps of Battle.

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