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by oggo
Thu Dec 05, 2013 12:02 pm
Forum: Hertford Memories
Topic: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1985)
Replies: 16
Views: 2396

Re: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1

The photograph that Phyllis Hoffman kindly sent me has opened up a whole new investigation - about where the clock was originally housed. The black and white Victorian photo dating from c1895 showing the clock in situ without the frieze - made me think/assume that the clock was probably originally g...
by oggo
Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: Hertford Memories
Topic: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1985)
Replies: 16
Views: 2396

Re: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1

Hi Katharine

Thank you so much for these links.

I have had a quick look at both links now and there is an amazing amount of historical information on CH so hopefully will be able to use some for my website. Well Done!

Best Wishes

Lee
by oggo
Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Hertford Memories
Topic: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1985)
Replies: 16
Views: 2396

Re: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1

Hello David

Many thank's for this historical information.

The subject is so interesting!

Best Regards

Lee
by oggo
Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:38 am
Forum: Hertford Memories
Topic: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1985)
Replies: 16
Views: 2396

Re: The Hertford Dining Hall Clock (1879-1985)

Hello Alexandra Thank you so much for kind comments and for sharing with me some of your memories of the clock and surroundings Hertford. I have recently seen a very interesting Edwardian photograph of the Dining Hall dated to 1906 that show girls only (all very smartly dressed) and the ladies/teach...
by oggo
Sat Nov 23, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: Hertford Memories
Topic: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1985)
Replies: 16
Views: 2396

Re: The Hertford Dining Hall Clock (1879-1985)

Hi Angela

Thank you for your memories about the clock.

Best Wishes

Lee
by oggo
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: Hertford Memories
Topic: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1985)
Replies: 16
Views: 2396

Re: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1

Hello Phyllis

This is very kind of you.

Can you please send me the picture on my email add. ll.borrett@gmail.com

Many thanks

Regards

Lee
by oggo
Fri Nov 22, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: Hertford Memories
Topic: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1985)
Replies: 16
Views: 2396

Re: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1

Hello Katharine, Thankyou so much for sharing your memories and for brining the clock to life during that period.
by oggo
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: Hertford Memories
Topic: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1985)
Replies: 16
Views: 2396

Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1985)

Hello Everyone. My name is Lee Borrett and I am a serious collector of antique clocks. I have recently become excited to find that a clock that I have just bought spent most of its life in the Dining Hall of Christ's Hospital School located at Hertford. The clock, along with its historical content i...