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Kendall, Larcum (1719–1790), watchmaker, was born on 21 September 1719 at Charlbury in Oxfordshire, the elder of two sons of Moses Kendall, mercer and linen draper, and Anne, née Larcum, of Chipping Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. His parents were both Quakers. On 7 April 1735 ...

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E. L. Radford

revised by Jeremy Lancelotte Evans

Quare, Daniel (1648/9–1724), maker of clocks, watches, and barometers, is presumed to have been of a strict Quaker family, but nothing is known of his parentage. It has been suggested he was a native of Somerset, perhaps on account of the former existence of a manor named ...