Harrison Articles in the Horological Journal

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Page NoDescription of Articles in the Horological Journal
1859 1 38 Biographical Memoir of John Harrison
1859 1 51, 65, 78,

93,106,120

The Principles of Mr Harrison's Timekeepers
1879 21 14, 24, 51 Harrison's Tomb
1883 25 68-69 Harrison's Latest Biography
1891 33 107, 123 Harrison's Chronometer
1897 40 43-44 Harrison's Clock Escapement to go without oil
1910 May 52 137, 141 A Description of the Royal Astronomical Society's Harrison Clock
1910 Sept 53 7 Letter to Editor Regarding Harrison family & the Lincolnshire Bell Foundry
1912 Dec 55 58 John Harrison, his portrait
1914 April 56 121-126 John Harrison's Chronometer (Illustrated) part 1
1914 May 56 133-137 John Harrison's Chronometer part 2
1914 May 56 138 Letter to Editor re the above article
1923 Oct 66 30 A miniature copy of Harrison's No. 4 by R. T. Gould
1924 Aug 66 240 Letter to Editor regarding Harrison's No.2 & No.3, with photo
1931 May 73 166-168 John Harrison's Third Timekeeper
1931 June 73 175 Letter to Editor by R. T. Gould regarding oil.
1932 Mar 74 105-108 The Restoration of John Harrison's Third Timekeeper (Illustrated) Part 1
1932 April 74 120-127 The Restoration of John Harrison's Third Timekeeper. Part 2
1932 May 74 151-153 The Restoration of John Harrison's Third Timekeeper. Part 3
1932 June 74 166-167 The Restoration of John Harrison's Third Timekeeper. Part 4
1932 July 74 178-181 The Restoration of John Harrison's Third Timekeeper. Part 5
1935 Dec 78 12-21 John Harrison & his Timekeepers, a lecture by R.T.Gould (Illustrated) part 1
1936 Jan 78 8-12 John Harrison & his Timekeepers, a lecture by R.T.Gould part 2
1950 June 92 358 Manuscript of 1730 comes to light.
1950 July 92 448-450 The 1730 Harrison Manuscript. Part 1
1950 Aug 92 504-506 The 1730 Harrison Manuscript. Part 2
1951 June 93 376 John Harrison discovery at Nostell Priory.
1951 June 93 377 Temperature Compensation of Harrison's 1st "Marine Timekeeper" by D.W. Fletcher
1951 Aug 93 517 Was James the genius? And more about Harrison.
1951 Sept 93 593 Harrison Claims. James or John?
1952 June 94 366-369 Restoration of John Harrison's 1st Timekeeper by D.W.Fletcher
1952 Sept 94 582-584 More details of "H1"- letters between D.W. Fletcher & A.L. Rawlings.
1953 April 95 243-245 First Hundred Years of the Marine Chronometer. Lecture by D.W Evans.
1954 Sept 96 593 Plaque for site of John Harrison's House.
1955 Feb 97 90-92 John "Longitude" Harrison & his brother James
1955 Dec 97 804-809 John Harrison's last Timekeeper of 1770 a technical analysis of No.5 by R.Good
1957 Jan 99 28 Harrison's No.1 letter from D.W. Fletcher
1961 April 103 219-220 John & James Harrison – letter from H. Quill.
1962 Mar 104 158-160 Harrison Bi-centenary Exhibition
1963 June 105 214 Harrison No.4 in Washington
1963 July 105 228 Letter to Editor regarding above article from G. Bugggins
1963 Aug 105 262 Reply from T. Gurney Mercer FBHI
1964 June 106 109 Naval Observatory Exhibits No.4 in U.S. by W. Markowitz
1967 May 109 22 "John Harrison, The Man Who Found Longitude" by Humphrey Quill. A book review
1976 Feb 118 5-13 "John Harrison, the man who mastered the Pendulum." A lecture by W.S. Laycock
1976 April 118 18 John Harrison's Manuscript by Charles K. Aked. Part 1
1976 May 118 15 Comments on John Harrison's Manuscript by Charles K. Aked Part 2
1976 May 118 19 John Harrison Exhibition (Bicentenary)
1976 June 118 15 John Harrison-Copley Medallist & the £20,000 Longitude prize. Short comment.
1976 July 119 3 John Harrison's Paradox by Charles K. Aked
1976 July 119 3-5 On the nature of Phenomenon of Balances, or the Solution of a seemingly Paradox Therein, by John Harrison
1976 July 119 7 John Harrison & The Positivists
1976 Aug 119 4-6 A Manuscript of John Harrison c.1740 article by Andrew L. King.
1976 Aug 119 8-9 The Lost Science of John 'Longitude' Harrison by William Laycock, a book review.
1976 Nov 119 3-6 How Greenwich Observatory Lost the Harrison Regulators by Martin Burgess FBHI
1977 Dec 120 19-20 The Dent Harrison Commemorative Clock
1978 April 120 28 Harrison: Lubrication; et al (letter to the Editor)
1978 April 120 28-29 The Dent Harrison Commemorative Clock. Letter to the Editorby W. Cartwright, Lincs.
1979 May 121 26-27 Harrison ignored. Letter from Mervyn Hobden
1981 April 123 17-20 John Harrison's Roller Gearing by P. Hastings
1981 May 123 24-26 Famous Timepieces, Harrison's 1st Marine Timekeeper by W.P. Roseman FBHI
1981 July 124 16-18 John Harrison, Balthasar van der POL & the Non-Linear Oscillator by M.K. Hobden. Part 1
1981 Nov 124   Part 2 of above article
1982 Feb 124   Part 3
1982 April 124   Part 4
1982 June 124   Part 5
1982 June 124 29 Annual Meeting of the Harrison Research Group
1985 Jan 127 25-28 The Harrison Grasshopper Escapement by Kenneth James. Part 1
1985 Feb 127 9-14 The Harrison Grasshopper Escapement by Kenneth James. Part 2
1985 April 127 20 Harrison Chronometers on Exhibition.
1987 July 130 21 The Harrison Regulator for the Gurney Clock by Martin Burgess FBHI
1988 July 131 19 Looking forward to the Harrison Seminar by M. Burgess at Norwich 27-28 August 1988
1988 Oct 131 5 The Harrison Seminar reported by Tim Treffry.
1989 June 131 7 Booklet on John Harrison and the Problem of Longitude, from Heather Hobden.
1989 July 132 5 Harrison's Remontoire, letter from J. Betts
1989 Nov 132 149 "To Run or Not to Run" letter from J.I. Garstin, some reference to H4.
1989 Dec 132 186 Harrison & Airy, letter from P. Woodward.
1990 Jan 132 222 Harrison family in Barrow. Talk given by Dora Borrill- a mine of info on the Harrison family.
1990 Mar 132 291 Questioning Airy's assumptions, letter from M.J Greene, Cheshire.
1990 April 132 327 Reply to Mr Greene from Martin Burgess.
1990 May 132 372 Harrison and his Wooden Clocks, talk by A. King.
1990 July 133 3 Questioning Airy, another letter from Martin Burgess.
1990 Sept 133 74 Harrison & Airy, letter from Mervyn Hobden.
1992 Oct 135 112 U.S. Symposium for Harrison Tercentenary.
1992 Dec 135 184 Proposed Biography: Lt. Cdr. R.T. Gould by J. Betts
1993 May 135 365 Booklet on John Harrison & the Problem of Longitude by Heather Hobden.
1993 July 136 17 John Harrison's Sea Clock, H1, and regulators, by Andrew King.
1993 July 136 18 John Harrison's 1st Sea Clock, researched & illustrated by David Hurst.
1993 Aug 136 48-53 A Look At The Grasshopper Escapement By P. R Hastings.
1993 Sept 136 88 The 1st Replica of John Harrison's Sea Clock, H1 by Derek Pratt FBHI
1993 Nov 136 146 Harrison & H4, letter from M. Burgess.
1993 Nov 136 147 Harrison's Remontoire, letter from A.L. James
1993 Dec 136 181 H3- Front Cover of the Horological Journal
1993 Dec 136 210 John Harrison by J. Betts, review by T. Mercer
1993 Dec 136 210 Harrison Taped. Broadcast books on audio tape.
1994 Jan 136 220 The Longitude Symposium. NAWCC & Harvard University pay tribute to John Harrison.
1994 Mar 136 316 Harrison's Wooden Clock Technology, lecture given by A. King to Hampshire Branch.
1994 July 136 457 John Harrison Talk, given by J. Betts to Bristol Branch.
1994 Oct 136 559 Anthropology & Harrison's Horology, by Ted Wale.
Jan 1995 137 16-17 The Mathematics is only as Good as the Model by Mervyn Hobden.
Mar 1995 137 96 History of Thomas Mercer- he did major repair work on H1 & H3. Talk by John McKenzie FBHI.
April 1995 137 136 Talk on Marine Chronometers by John Hatt at N. London branch.
July 1995 137 243 Talk on Marine Chronometers by John Hatt at Sussex branch.
Sept 1995 137 300-301 The Hairspring & The Computer, Part 2 by Philip Woodward.
Nov 1995 137 385 The Story of Rupert Gould, talk by Jonathon Betts at the Cheltenham branch.
Dec 1995 137 419-421 The Hairspring & The Computer, Part 5 by Philip Woodward.
Feb 1996 138 50-52 The Introduction of the Marine Chronometer in the Netherlands. A Dingwall-Beloe Lecture by John Leopold.
Feb 1996 138 62 Talk on 'The Mechanism of H4' by Anthony Randall at the Sussex branch.
Mar 1996 138 77 Letter from GH Hoare, praising Randall's talk at Sussex.
May 1996 138 156-157 Book review by Andrew King, 'Longitude' by Dava Sobel, it's the story of John Harrison's life.
May 1996 138 161 Talk on 'Chronometers and their Manufactures' by John Griffiths at the Sussex branch.
June 1996 138 207 Talk on 'Harrison and a paper he prepared on Sea Clocks in 1730' by Andrew King at a branch meeting.
July 1996 138 220-221 Letter about Harrison's H1 from Alan W Heldman.
Sept 1996 138 298 Special book offer- 'Longitude Symposium' it's all about Harrison.
Nov 1996 138 364 Letter on 'Longitude' by Dava Sobel, from Derek Pratt.
Dec 1996 138 412-413 'Another Look at the Grasshopper Escapement' by Peter R Hastings.
Feb 1997 139 39 Editorial on Harrison and the idea of a Hollywood film.
Feb 1997 139 42 'Only Fools & Horses' & Harrison's lesser watch.
Mar 1997 139 89-93 Book review by Derek Pratt on 'The Quest for Longitude' & its launch at Christie's.
April 1997 139 112 Letter on 'Quest for Longitude' from Martin Burgess.
April 1997 139 114 Letter on H4 and Q from Anthony Randall.
April 1997 139 134 Correction to problem Derek Pratt found in March 1997.
June 1997 139 196-197 'Harrison's Weighted Escapement Torque' by Philip Woodward. Illustrated.
June 1997 139 207 Talk on 'The Mechanism of H4' by Anthony Randall, at the Oxford branch.
July 1997 139 246 Talk on 'Harrison the carpenter & joiner, who also made clocks' by Andrew King, at Oxford branch.
Aug 1997 139 278-280 'Grasshopper Escapement Model' by Norman Jacklin GradBHI & Archie Pollard FBHI.
Oct 1997 139 329 Letter on the 'Circular Deviation article (p262) & relate it to Harrison buy Martin Burgess.
Oct 1997 139 331 Letter on 'Grasshoppers Don't Run-On' based on article in Aug '97, from Ted Wale.
Dec 1997 139 Front cover Scene from TV Programme- 'Longitude', the story of Harrison.
Dec 1997 139 409-411 'The Old Escapement Models' by Martin Burgess. (Large Grasshoppers & Harrison)
Dec 1997 139 412-414 "The Making of 'Longitude'" by Adam Clarke, the TV programme about Harrison.
Dec 1997 139 420 Discussion on Harrison's work on a marine timekeeper at the North East branch.
Feb 1998 140 40 Letters from Ted Wale & P. Hastings mentioning Harrison.
Feb 1998 140 64 Book review by Philip Woodward 'Greenwich Time & the Longitude.'
Mar 1998 140 98 Talk on Harrison's H2 Chronometer by Malcolm Leach at North East branch.
Aug 1998 140 282 Talk on 'Harrison's wooden clocks' by Andrew King at Milton Keynes branch.
Sept 1998 140 298 'Harrison Stories'- TV programme & books on Harrison & Longitude.
Jan 1999 141 7 Longitude Exhibition in New York by J.D Ware
Mar 1999 141 97 "John Harrison's 'Journal' 1761-1766" by Andrew King
May 1999 141 147 Editorial- 'A Good Time For Time'
May 1999 141 170 A talk on 'Reconstruction of the Mechanism of Harrison's H4' by Anthony Randall FBHI at the Sussex branch.
Nov 1999 141 Front & back covers Scenes from 'Longitude' the TV science-docu-drama.
Nov 1999 141 375-377 'The Technology of John Harrison' by Malcolm Leach
Dec 1999 141 414-415 Video review by Tim Treffry of 'John Harrison; the Movie'.
Jan 2000 142 30 Talk on 'The Wooden Clocks of John Harrison' by Andrew King, at Ipswich branch.
Feb 2000 142 64 Book review by Paul Shrouder on 'The Illustrated Longitude.'
Feb 2000 142 66 Talk on 'The Wooden Clocks of John Harrison' by Andrew King at the Sussex branch.
Mar 2000 142 77 Letter from FA Mercer- 'More on Longitude.' It also has a picture by Gould.
April 2000 142 111 'Harrison Corner' will be at the Annual Clock & Watch Show by Edmund Slicer.
May 2000 142 151 Letter from Jonathon Betts- 'The Restoration of H1.'
May 2000 142 169 Talk on Harrison's H1-H5 & problems they displayed by Mervyn Hobden at the Lincolnshire branch.
June 2000 142 214 Talk on 'The Wooden Clocks of John Harrison' by Andrew King at the South London branch.
Aug 2000 142 269-270 'Millenium Milestones' by Richard Good.
Jan 2001 143 29 Talk on 'Harrison's H2' by Malcolm Leach at the Notts & Derby branch.
Jan 2001 143 29 Talk on 'The Making of the Longitude film' by Andrew King at the Wessex branch.
Feb 2001 143 46-50 'Temperature Compensation in Harrison's No.2 Machine' by Malcolm Leach. Illustrated.
April 2001 143 134-137 'Ball Races in Clockmaking' by Martin Burgess.
July 2001 143 254 Talk on 'Harrison's H2' by Malcolm Leach at the Oxford branch.
Sept 2001 143 316-317 'National Time Museum Opens in Chicago' by Michael Friedberg.
Sept 2001 143 326 Video review by Timothy Treffry on 'John Harrison & His Timepieces'.
Nov 2001 143 405 Talk on 'The Other John Harrison' by Mervyn Hobden at the Midlands branch.
Nov 2001 143 405 Talk on 'The H2 Replica' by Malcolm Leach at the North East branch.
Nov 2001 143 405 Talk on 'The H2 Replica' by Malcolm Leach at the South London branch.
Jan 2002 144 16-19 'An Analysis & Reconstruction of the Mechanism of H4' by Anthony G Randall. Illustrated. Part 1.
Jan 2002 144 20 Talk on 'Development on H4' by Anthony Randall at the Wessex branch.
Feb 2002 144 46-49 'On the Problem of Anisochronism in John Harrison's First Sea Clock' by MA Vandyck. Illustrated. Part 1
Feb 2002 144 59-61 'An Analysis & Reconstruction of the Mechanism of H4'by Anthony G Randall. Illustrated. Part 2.
Mar 2002 144 80 'John Harrison's Timekeepers'- National Science Week.
Mar 2002 144 82-84 'On the Problem of Anisochronism in John Harrison's First Sea Clock. Illustrated. Part 2.
Mar 2002 144 86-88 'An Analysis & Reconstruction of the Mechanism of H4' by AG Randall. Illustrated. Part 3.
April 2002 144 117 Letter from Jonathon Betts- 'H1 at Sea.'
April 2002 144 117-118 Letter from Mervyn Hobden- 'Harrison & Mathematical History.'
May 2002 144 156 + 158 Talk on 'Unknown Harrison' by Mervyn & Heather Hobden at the Bristol branch.
June 2002 144 217 Talk on 'Replica of Harrison's H2' by Malcolm Leach at the North London branch.
June 2002 144 220 Talk on 'Replica of Harrison's H2' by Malcolm Leach at the Wessex branch.
Sept 2002 144 329-331 'A Replica of John 'Longitude' Harrison's Sea Clock H3' by Don Unwin. Illustrated. Part 1.
Oct 2002 144 Front cover Picture of H5, (actual size shown)
Oct 2002 144 346 Letter from M Vandyck – 'H4 at Sea.'
Oct 2002 144 367-369 'A Replica of John 'Longitude' Harrison's Sea Clock H3' by Don Unwin. Illustrated. Part 2.
Nov 2002 144 397-399 'A Replica of John 'Longitude' Harrison's Sea Clock H3' by Don Unwin. Illustrated. Part 3.
Dec 2002 144 423 Worshipful Company of Clockmakers awarded the First Harrison Medal to Jonathon Betts.
Dec 2002 144 443-445 'A Replica of John 'Longitude' Harrison's Sea Clock H3' by Don Unwin. Illustrated. Part 4.

Jan 2003                          

415 24-25  

A Replica of John 'Longitude Harrison's Sea Clock H3 by Don Unwin. Illustrated. Part 5.

Feb 2003 145 60-62

The Temperature Compensator of H1 by Michael Vandyck. Illustrated.

Dec 2003 145 441 Talk 'Tompion to Harrison' by David Thompson at North London Branch.
Mar 2004 146 96-98

My Wooden Regulator by Gerardo Stein.

Feb 2005 147 42

Sea Clocks Move Sinclair Harding H1 Replica.

Apr 2005 147 136-9 In the Footsteps of John Harrison. Timothy Treffry meets Andrew King.
May 2005 147 174

The Scientific Instrument Makers Company Annual Award 2004 to Malcolm Leach for his replica of H2.

Jun 2005 147 211

John Harrison's First Grasshopper by Peter Hastings.

Aug 2005 147 285 H2 Replica by Malcolm Leach. Illustrated front and rear  covers 285 & 324, caption 287.
Aug 2005 147 314 Talk 'Brocklesby Clock' by Andrew King at Wessex Branch Brocklesby Clock Day.
Oct 2005 147 374

Harrison Makes the Abbey by A W Wolfendale.

Oct 2005 147 374

The Road to the Abbey by Tim Treffry.

Dec 2005 147 473

Talk 'John Harrison and his work on the Marine Chronometer' by Mervyn and Heather Hobden at Yorkshire Branch.

Jan 2006 148 30 Notice of unveiling of John Harrison Memorial Tablet at Westminster Abbey.
Feb 2006 148 72

Talk 'Restoration of the Brocklesby Clock' by Andrew King to the Wessex Branch.

Apr 2006 148 143-5 The New Time Galleries at Greenwich 1 by David Rooney.
Apr 2006 148 146-7 John Harrison: The Essence of Genius by Andrew King.
May 2006 148 171-2

Harrison Memorial Events by Timothy Treffry.

May 2006 148 179-182 The New Time Galleries at Greenwich 2 by David Rooney.
May 2006 148 191 Talk on the Harrison Royal Astronomical Soceity Regulator by Dr Harrison.
Aug 2006 148 299 Talk 'The Making of the H2 Replica' by Malcolm Leach at the Fifth Annual St Roche Lecture.
Oct 2006 148 374-6 Book review. 'Time Restored, The Harrison timekeepers and R T Gould, the man who knew (almost) everything, by Jonathan Betts.
Dec 2006 148 473

Talk John Harrison's Chaotic Pendulum' by Dr Stuart Harrison to the Ipswich Branch.

Mar 2007 149 90-1 Only Fools and Horses, Harrison's Lesser Watch, by Jonathan Betts.
Jul 2007 149 277 Talk 'The Wooden Clocks of John Harrison' by Andrew King to the Yorkshire.

Nov 2007

149 454 Talk  'Brocklesby in translation – a reconstruction of the masterpiece'  by Andrew King to the Midlands Branch.
Apr 2008 150 143-5 A Life in Horology by Anthony Randall.
Jun 2008 150 237-9

Derek Pratt at 70 - The Compleat Horologist, The H4 Project, by Timothy Treffry.

Jul 2008 150 291 150th Anniversary Seminars 'In the Footsteps of John Harrison'.
Aug 2008 150 371 HJ Front Cover Sinclair Hardings H1 replica. Information on 319.
Aug 2008 150 326 Talk 'A Detailed Study of H4 ­ Work in Progress' by Derek Pratt at the St Roche Annual Lecture.
Jan 2009 151 36 Book review Sleeping in Oblivion, John 'Longitude Harrison's Forgotten Masterpiece' by David Heskin. Reviewed by Colin Fergusson.
Jul 2009 151 301

Thee Harrison Project – Volunteers Wanted, Paul Shrouder.

Aug 2009 151 343 Letter 'The Harrison Project' by Martin Burgess.
Sep 2009 151 389 Harrison Project rolls on… Paul Shrouder.
Sep 2009 151 422 Talk on 'Harrison's Sea Clocks' by Malcolm Leach to the Yorkshire Branch.
Jan 2010 152 6 Letter, The Harrison Project, by Andrew King.
Apr 2010 152 170-6

The Harrison Project – Analysis of the Escapement by Ken Johnson.

May 2010 152 197 The Harrison Project – Further Thoughts by Ken Johnson.
May 2010 152 206 Talk 'Observing Harrison – a close encounter with the Second Timekeeper', by Jonathan Betts, at Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
Jul 2010 152 305 The Harrison Project Analysis of the Escapement – Calculations, by Ken Johnson, Tony Temple and Peter Hastings.
Jul 2010 152 311 H2 Laid Bare – news report of work of conservation team at ROG and the overhaul of H2 by Barrie Fitton.
Aug 2010 152 359 Harrison Project Update by Paul Shrouder.
Aug 2010 152 375

Talk 'Harrison's First Marine Timekeeper' by Jonathan Betts to South London Branch.

Oct 2010 152 460 Book review 'The Marin Chronometer, It's History and Development, by John Cronin. Review by Andrew King.
Nov 2010 152 519 Talk 'John and James Harrison and their second Precision Pendulum Clock, by Andrew King to the Wessex Branch.
Jan 2011 153 37-8 Branch outing to Time Gallery, Royal Observatory at Greenwich, to see H1, H2, and H3, by Ralph Anderson.
Feb 2011 153 55 Letter 'BHI Proceedings Now Availble' featuring practical aspects of John Harrisons workd, by Stephan Gagneaux.
Feb 2011 153 79-81

The First Correct Drawing of the Grasshopper Escapement Ever Published, by Peter Hastings.

Mar 2011 153 103 Letter 'Harrison's Escapement' by Andrew King.
Mar 2011 153 113 The First Correct Drawing of the Grasshopper Escapement Ever Published Erratum.
May 2011 153 220-4 Harrison's 'Ultimate' Asymmetric Escapement by Dr Stuart Harrison.
Jun 2011 153 268-9 Seven Harrison Books, reviewed by Chris McKay.
Jun 2011 153 270

Book review 'John Harrison's Contrivance', by Stuart Harrison, reviewed by Malcolm Leach.

Jul 2011 153 292 Letter 'Harrison Books' by Bob Holmstrom.
Jul 2011 153 292 Letter Harrison's 'Ultimate' Asymmetric Escapement by Ken Johnson.
Jul 2011 153 293 Letter Harrison's 'Ultimate' Asymmetric Escapement by W A Connor.
Jul 2011 153 293

Letter Harrison's 'Ultimate' Asymmetric Escapement by Peter Hastings.

Jul 2011 153 294 Letter Depressing review of interesting book by Brian Kerridge.
Oct 2011 153 437 Harrison Project Update by Ken Johnson.
Nov 2011 153 485-6 Letter Radio Controlled Clocks and John Harrison by Dr Paul Smith.
Dec 2011 153 504-505

The Derek Pratt Memorial Seminar.