Celebration!

Celebration!

Events   The Act of Longitude which set up the problem and the prize which motivated John Harrison was passed in July 1714. There’s a major exhibition at the Maritime Museum as well as conferences and publications…  Here in Barrow we held our own commemoration courtesy...
Jul 17, 2014 No Comments

The Barrow Clockmakers

John Harrison This beautiful clock, believe it or not, was made by the speaker at our Better Barrow talk in November. Andrew King is the world authority on John and James Harrison, the clock-making brothers who came from Barrow-upon-Humber. Not only that, Andrew is a clock-maker...
Dec 04, 2012 No Comments