Rye in East Sussex Town Guide

Brian Houghton

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Friday, 1st Jul 2022

Clockmaking Family: Gill

I have Samuel Gills workshop Regulator That timed Samuels watches. it is dated 7th March 1810 about the time when … more

Monday, 21st Mar 2022

Samuel Gill of Rye

Such a Big Story Ref a clock making family. I have a Mahogany Long Case Clock. Signed S Gill Rye. … more

Wednesday, 24th Oct 2018

Daniel Gill 1795

I think Pitts tax on clocks was the last straw for clock makers and perhaps encouraged Daniel Gill to go … more

Tuesday, 23rd Oct 2018

Daniel Gill 1795

We believe we have Samuel Gills workshop long case clock. It has three scratched dates on the back of the … more

Monday, 1st Oct 2018

Clockmaking Family: Gill

Was this not Samuel Gill, Daniels son who had watches stolen? I think Daniel had turned to Banking by 1810 … more

Saturday, 29th Sep 2018

Daniel Gill 1795

I note that a London dealer has a superb long case clock by Daniel Gill,case made in satinwood. Samuel Gill,Rye … more

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Crab Sandwiches

Hello, we are in Rye next week for a few days and are searching for somewhere to get a great … more

3 Candles as Pottery Mark

Good afternoon, I’m new to this group but Tabby Cole from Rye pottery suggested I contact you regarding a large … more

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