National Association of Watch and Collectors
HOME  /  Featured Items  /  Bracket Clock
Next to Deschamps C1800 – clock with everything!  ›› 
Bracket Clock
It is believed that the firm of Handley & Moore of Clerkenwell, London were specialist bracket clock movement makers who supplied retailers and clock assemblers, and the trade with movements.
There were a number of such firms in Clerkenwell who carried on business in this way. Their known working dates were:

1801 - 20 at Clarkenwell Close, London.
Handley retired in 1820 and died 1806. The firm then styled itself
John Moore late Handley & Moore'

It is believed that Wightman of St. Martin's Lane were retailers or assemblers of clocks and the firm's known working dates were:

Thomas Wightman (11) of London 1799 - 1820 
The Thomas Wightman of St Martin's Lane who was known to have been at this address in 1811 may have been the man above or a relative of the same name.
Thomas Wightman (1) was known to have been working 1701 - 1745.
© 2011 NAWCC First Australian Chapter 72 inc - Sydney Clock Club. All rights reserved.