J Orams Long case clock



J Orams Long case clock

Long case wooden clock. Dating from mid-19th century this oak case inlaid with cross-banded with mahogany. It has a 30 hour clock. In 1844 he bought a shop on Daventry High Street and began a clockmaking business for public and private services. It's said at one time he was winding as many as 30 parish clocks.

Record number:CT21.019
Simple name:grandfather clock
Classification term:people
Period:19th century, mid
Date:1844 1898 Jeremiah Orams owned the business during this time until his death. It was then managed for his mother by Mr TC Orams
Production information:Jeremiah was married to Jane Orams (nee Watts) who was born in Crick in 1828, they married in 1845 and lived in West Haddon village, Northamptonshire. They had ten children, the birth dates and time of which (recorded to the half minute) are recorded in the family bible, also in the collection.
Associated person: Orams, J
Associated organisation:J Orams