The Rise of the Tompions
|Catalogue no: 1254
||Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
|Author(s): Ethel Simcoe
|Total pages: 6
||Publication date: Nov., 1931
|Editor: C. Reginald Grundy
||Publisher: The Connoisseur
|Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm
||Related library records:
An account of the Tompion family and their place in the parish of Northill, Bedfordshire with a family tree of the Tompion family.
A good description given "by an eminent horologist" of the turret clock in the church.
Details given of Thomas Tompions relations with other members of his family.
Details given of churchwardens' accounts with Tompion references.
Some annotations in red ink by Ilbert
Photographs as follows:
1. Tompion's House, shewing part of old workshop
2. Back view of the Forge on Ickwell Green
3. The front of the Forge on Ickwell Green
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