James Ritchie & Son

Clocks and Watches

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1.  Repairing Clocks and Watches

2.  Repairing Public Clocks

3.  Clock Winder at Work

4 St Andrew's & St George's Church

5.  St Gile's Church

6.  St Stephen's Church

7.  Tolbooth St John's Church

 

1.

Repairing Clocks and Watches

Below the shop at Broughton Street

Ritchie watch and clock repairs below the shop at 54 Broughton Street - Broughton Street, Edinburgh

Bench and Young Worker

Ritchie watch and clock repairs below the shop at 54 Broughton Street

Worker with Loup

Ritchie watch and clock repairs below the shop at 54 Broughton Street

Bench and Workers

Ritchie watch and clock repairs below the shop at 54 Broughton Street

Bench

 

2.

Repairing Public Clocks

Clock works at Livingston

James Ritchie & Son  -  Repairing public clocks in the workshop at Livingston

Worker and Clock Dial

James Ritchie & Son  -  Repairing public clocks in the workshop at Livingston

Clock Parts, restored

James Ritchie & Son  -  Repairing public clocks in the workshop at Livingston

Clock Parts, restored

 

3.

Canongate Tolbooth

Canongate

Clock at Tolbooth St John's Church  - 1992

Clock Winder

 

4.

St Andrew's & St George's Church

George Street

The clock at St Andrew's  & St George's Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Clock

The Bell Ropes at St George's & St Andrew's Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Bell Ropes

The Bell Ropes at St George's & St Andrew's Church, George Street, Edinburgh

Bell Ropes:  zoom-in

The clockwinder, winding the clock at St ANdrew's & St George's Church

Clock Winding

 

Clock Winding

More pictures:  Tollbooth St Andrew's & St George's Church

 

5.

St Gile's Church

High Street

Ritchie - Clock Winder at work at St Gile's Church - 1992

Clock Winding

Ritchie - Clock Winder at work at St Gile's Church - 1992

Clock Winding

The Clock at St Giles Church in the High Street, Edinburgh

Clock

Bells in the tower of St Gile's Church in the High Street, Edinburgh - 1993

Bells in the Tower

Looking down the Royal Mile from the roof of St Gile's Church - 1992

Looking east down the Royal Mile

from the roof of St Gile's Church

Looking up the Royal Mile from the roof of St Gile's Church - 1992

Looking west up the Royal Mile

from the roof of St Gile's Church

More pictures:  St Gile's Church

 

6.

St Stephen's Church

St Vincent Street, Stockbridge

Looking north down St Vincent Street towards St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge - 1996 

The front of the church

The Bell Wheel, no longer in operation , in the tower of St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge

The Bell Wheel

St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge  -  Looking down inside the tower 

Looking down
inside the tower

The clock winder raises the weight for the clock at St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge 

Looking up
Raising the Weight

On the roof of St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge  -  looking up

On the church roof

looking up to the sky

View from the roof of St Stephen's Church, looking to the south towards Ediburgh Castle

On the church roof

looking south

towards Edinburgh Castle

Ritchie - Clock Winder at work at St Stephen's Church - 1993

The Clock

More pictures:  St Stephen's Church

 

7.

Tolbooth St John's Church

Castlehill

Also known as the Highland Church, built in 1842 as Assembly Hall (Victoria Hall)
 to house the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.  Now 'The Hub'

Clock at the Highland Tollbooth Church

Clock

Tolbooth St John's Church - 1993

The Old Church

  Ladder at Tolbooth St John's Church  - 1993

Ladder to the Clock

Colour

Ladder to the clock at the Highland Tollbooth Church, now 'The Hub'

Ladder to the Clock

Black + White

Ladder to the clock at the Highland Tollbooth Church, now 'The Hub'

Ladder to the Clock

Sepia

More pictures:  Tollbooth St John's Church

 

 

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Edinburgh at Work

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Scotland at Work

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