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William Claggett and his clockmaking family

Richard L. Champlin

William Claggett and his clockmaking family

an account of three generations of master Rhode Island clockmakers, the clocks they made, and the various interests they exercised in their eighteenth century society.

by Richard L. Champlin

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Published by National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors in Columbia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Claggett, William, -- 1696-1748?.,
  • Clock and watch makers -- Rhode Island.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors ; 11
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21427270M

      He has numerous publications to his credit and is currently working on a book with Frank Hohmann III on the early 18th-century Newport clockmaker, William Claggett.   The Claggetts were to clockmaking what Goddard and Townsend were to furniture, to ball-and-claw tables and ornate Queen Anne secretaries. But there are many reasons why this handsome, revealing.

    Oct. 10 Doctor J. H. jjlr, an old and prominent phsiclan of this city died this morning. He 'had been ill for several weeka A telegram from Plsgah, Kv., this afternoon announced the death of William Claggett, an old and prominent citizen of was Msltlng with hN son in Virginia. William Claggett was one of the most prolific clockmakers in all of colonial America; more than fifty of his clocks are known to survive.1 One of Rhode Island’s earliest clockmakers, he arrived in Newport from Boston by Most of Claggett’s earliest Rhode Island clocks have square dials and are housed in cases with sarcophagus hoods.

      Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and His Clockmaking Family," Newport History: Bulletin of the Newport Historical Soci Part 3 (Summer ), p. Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and His Clockmaking Family," Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 11 (Summer ), pp. 26–27, figs. 14– He also spoke about early clockmakers as William and Thomas Claggett. Paul Foley, who has been researching early banjo and New England clockmakers since gave a presentation "Unique Banjo Timepieces of Rhode Island". With material from his recent book .


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by Richard L. Champlin. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0 Currently reading; 0 Have read. WILLIAM CLAGGETT and his CLOCKMAKING FAMILY By Rlchord L. Chomplin (Most of this Supplement aame from hoo in "Neupo,r.t the Societg' We are thei to repnblish that fw n ht the prepara- The life span of Newport's illus- trious clockmaker began inprob- ably in England, during the reign of William and Mary.

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Champlin, c. Cover and front matter. William Claggett was born in in Wales. He eventually immigrated from Wales to Boston, Massachusetts and left Boston for Newport around with his wife Mary Armstrong (b.

) who he married on Octo They purchased their house on 16 Bridge Street in Newport innext door to William's father, Caleb Claggett. About William Claggett of Newport, Rhode Island. William Claggett is included in Patrick T. Conley’s book, Rhode Island’s Founders from Settlement to Statehood.

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W illiam Claggett (–) was born to the baker Caleb Claggett and his wife Ann in London, England; they had him baptized in St. Olave’s Church, in what is now the London Borough of Southwark, on Octo Beyond that, the details of William Claggett’s youth are cloaked in mystery, but it is certain that he was apprenticed to learn clockmaking with a currently unknown master in London.

Claggett Family History -- English Origins. Our original (known) Clagett ancestor is Robert Clagett of Kent, England. Born abouthis great-grandson Edward Clagett was in the Commissioner for the militia of the city of London; inMaster, Drapers Company, and a member of the London Common Council.

William Claggett (ca. –) and his two most notable apprentices, his son Thomas (died ) and his son-in-law, James Wady (died ) are remembered as having made some of the most remarkable clocks in pre-Revolutionary America—remarkable for their beauty and complicated mechanisms.

In theirbook about clockmaking in 18th-century Newport, R.I., Donald L. Fennimore and Frank L. Hohmann III pay sumptuous and serious tribute to Edith Wharton’s beloved oasis by the sea.

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She and their children Susan, John, and William are listed in his account book, as are Baker's sons-in-law Henry Howland and shipwright Henry Goddard, who married another daughter, Ellenor.In the 18th century, Newport, Rhode Island, was home to some of the most skillful craftsmen in colonial North America.

Among them were the clockmakers William Claggett (–), James Wady (d. ), and Thomas Claggett (–)—individuals whose surviving works became the best-known records of their lives.

Richard L. Champlin, “William Claggett and His Clockmaking Family,” Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc.

11 (Summer ), pp. 34–35, figs. 20–