S. Greenough & Sons Bolton (1870 – 1960’s)

The S Greenough & Sons Company is said to have been formed in 1853, however Samuel was trading independently until at least 1874.

Whenever the company started the sons Alfonsa and George, followed Samuel’s lead and often made high quality watches, including Chronometers. They were noted suppliers to the Admiralty.

In 1891 an advertisement showed them as working at 45 Newport Street (Cheapside) in Bolton.

Grenough’s shop called “Public Clock” at number 45 was adorned with a clock that became a local landmark. The store remained as a Jewellers under the S Greenouch and Sons into the 1960’s

It later bore the name Redifusion, after a later occupier of the shop.

An S. Greenough & Sons, Admiralty Chronometer

Grenough’s shop called “Public Clock” at number 45 Newport Street (Cheapside), was adorned with a clock that became a local landmark, originally adorned with a ‘Bolton Elephant’. It later bore the name Redifusion, after a later occupier of the shop, and was finally lost when the block were refurbished in .