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HOBSON, Charles (b 1897)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/118
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: HOBSON, Charles (b 1897)
Date(s): 1940-[1968]
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 25 production units.
Name of creator(s): Hobson | Charles | b 1897 | clock restorer


Administrative/Biographical history:

Charles Hobson, born circa 1897, was a clock restorer of Portland Road, Hove, Sussex. He carried out repairs on many clocks made by notable clockmakers.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Charles Hobson, clock restorer, comprising workshop notes and diagrams (some photocopies) and photographs of Hobson in his workshop.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by the Clockmakers' Company. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
November 2010 to January 2011.

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