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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Thomas Earnshaw

 
 
Thomas Earnshaw Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
1. Thomas Earnshaw Marker
Inscription.
Site of the
business premises of
Thomas
Earnshaw

1749-1829
Noted watch and
chronometer
maker

 
Erected 1948 by London County Council.
 
Location. 51° 31.066′ N, 0° 7.21′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of High Holborn and Southampton Row, on the right when traveling west on High Holborn. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 High Holborn, London Borough of Camden, England WC1V 6RD, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Earls of Chesterfield (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); William Marsden (about 180 meters away); Rosetti, Morris, and Burne-Jones (about 210 meters away); Isaac D'Israeli (about 210 meters away); Faraday House (about 210 meters away); Dr. Robert Willan (about 240 meters away); Bertrand Russell (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Bloomsbury Square Gardens (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Earnshaw (Wikipedia). "Thomas Earnshaw (4 February 1749 in Ashton-under-Lyne – 1
Thomas Earnshaw Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
2. Thomas Earnshaw Marker - Wide View
March 1829 in London) was an English watchmaker who following John Arnold's earlier work, further simplified the process of marine chronometer production, making them available to the general public. He is also known for his improvements to the transit clock at the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London and his invention of a chronometer escapement and a form of bimetallic compensation balance." (Submitted on November 3, 2017.) 
 
Additional keywords. Horology
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceScience & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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