The definitive guide to the Clock and Watch makers of Bolton each page gives details of the maker, and examples of their works.


For Sale Section – We are delighted to be starting a new service for potential purchasers looking to buy a Bolton Clock, or a Bolton Watch. Our new Clocks and Watches For Sale section also covers other items of boltons horological interest that is for sale. The pages detail items for sale, provide links to detailed pages and link buyers and sellers together. There is no charge for this service! Please feel free to browse the interesting items on offer. The link is here.

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Links Below:

Makers Directory – Listings and links to makers biographic pages.

President Donald Trump’s Bolton Clock – from his Mar-A-Largo resort.

Bolton’s oldest surviving clock? – The clock of St. James Church at Brindle. (Made in 1637)

Britains Most Expensive Watch, made in Bolton by Roger Smith

Bolton Parish Church Clock, one of the first in Lancashire!

J. Seddon – Bolton Wanderers Watch – The 1923 White Horse Cup Final Watch.

J.R. Smith – Bolton Wonderers Watch – The 1923 White Horse Cup Final

Rev G. Smith. Watch – Primitive Methodist.

The Pretoria Pit Disaster Watch – The watch that survived…

The World War One Commemorative watches – Remembering…

The World War Two Commemorative watches – Remembering…

Other Presentation Watches – Watches linked to Bolton in their presentations to people.

Facebook – The Local History Page for Little Bolton

Facebook – The Local History Page for Ancient Bolton

Clock Repairs – A trusted repairer

Watch Repairs – A trusted repairer

The British Horological Institute (BHI)

Copyright – Copyright notice and other information.