I bought an old grandfather clock and on the face it reads Joseph clegy london. But can not find anything on him. Help !

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Chris huizenga
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I bought an old grandfather clock and on the face it reads Joseph clegy london. But can not find anything on him. Help !

Post by Chris huizenga » Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:50 pm

I bought a old grandfather clock with the name Joseph clegy of London on the face. But I can’t find anything about him. Help !

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Re: I bought an old grandfather clock and on the face it reads Joseph clegy london. But can not find anything on him. He

Post by requests@clockswatches.co.uk » Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:05 am

No mention of a Joseph Clegy but there was a Joseph Clegg in London pre 1761.
A Joseph Clegg of St. Thomas, Southwark, London, took an apprentice (Richard Pinney) in November 1757 for 7 years and the fee of £20.

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