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Hindley, Henrylocked

  • John Brooks


Hindley, Henry (1700?–1771), clockmaker and mechanician, was probably born in or near Manchester, but his early life is obscure. Already married to his wife, Sarah, he had moved to York by 1731 and was admitted to the freedom of the city on the presentation of two clocks, now in the ...

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