Henry Lee & Son (1853 – 1895)

Henry Lee & Son was formed when in 1853 when Henry Lee II, a watchmaker, was taken into the business of Henry Lee in Ashburner Street.

By 1871 the business was employing two men son-in-law John Waring as a case maker, and confusingly Henry’s grandson Henry Lee III, as a watchmaker, finisher.¬†

A Mahogany Drop Dial Wall Timepiece, Henry Lee, Bolton, circa 1860, circular top with side opening door, trunk with bottom door, 12-inch dial with Roman numerals, single fusee movement with anchor escapement,

Ashburner St