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Stone

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Metal

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Wood

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Printing

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Food

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Drink

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Clocks

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U'ground

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Fire

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Manuf.

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Finance

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Teaching

 

Talk at Members' Centre of

National Trust for Scotland

  November 27, 2014

8.

Edinburgh at Work

Clocks

James Ritchie & Son
1.  Clock and watch repairs at Broughton Street, now at Dundas Street
2.  Public Clock repairs at Livingston, now at Bathgate, West Lothian
3.  Public clock winding, around Edinburgh

REPAIRING
CLOCKS AND WATCHES

James Ritchie & Son  -  Workshop in the basement at Broughton Street   -  1991

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

   Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                      Photo taken September 8, 1992

James Ritchie & Son  -  Workshop in the basement at Broughton Street   -  1991

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

   Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                Photo taken March 4, 1991

REPAIRING
PUBLIC CLOCKS

James Ritchie & Son  -  Workshops in Livingston  -  1991

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

   Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                              Photo taken March 4, 1991

James Ritchie & Son  -  Workshops in Livingston  -  1992

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                             Photo taken July 20, 1992

CLOCK WINDING
ST ANDREW's & ST GEORGE's CHURCH

Old engraving of George Street  -  looking east towards St Andrew's Church

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  George Street  -  St Andrew's Church and Melville Monument

  Copyright: For permission to reproduce, please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  Bell Ropes  -  1994

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                   Photo taken September 8, 1994

St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  Clock Winding  -  1993

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken April 22, 1993

St Andrew's & St George's Church  -  Clock  -  1993

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                           Photo taken:  April 22, 1993

CLOCK WINDING
ST GILES CHURCH

View from St Giles Church, when I visited with the clock winder  -  1993

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken:  September 15, 1993

St Giles Church  -  Looking up towards the bells  -  1993

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                      Photo taken:  October 18, 1993

St Giles Church  -  Clock Winding  1992

The clockwinder, winding the clock at St Giles Church  -  1992

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken September 15, 1992

CLOCK WINDING
ST STEPHEN's CHURCH, STOCKBRIDGE

St Stephen's Church  -  1996

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

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                             Photograph taken:  May 6, 1996

St Stephen's Church  -  Looking up in the church tower  -  1993

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -    peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                Photo taken March 13, 1993

St Stephen's Church  -  Looking down in the church tower  -   1996

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -    peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                        Photo taken May 23, 1996

St Stephen's Church  -  The Clock  -  1996

The clockwinder, winding the clock at St Stephens Church  -  1993

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken April 24, 1993

St Stephen's Church  -  Looking up from the roof  -  1996

St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge  -  Staircase to the clock, around the walls of the church

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                          Photograph taken:  May 6, 1996

St Stephen's Church  -  Looking south from the roof  -  1996

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                          Photograph taken:  May 6, 1996

 

CLOCK WINDING
TOLBOOTH ST JOHN's CHURCH (now THE HUB)

Tolbooth St John's Church  -  1993

Tolbooth St John's Church - 1993

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                     Photo taken October 18, 1993

Ladder to the clock at Tolbooth St John's Church  -  1993

Ladder at Tolbooth St John's Church  - 1993

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                 Photo taken October 18, 1993

 

Tolbooth St John's Church Clock   -  1992

Clock at Tolbooth St John's Church  - 1992

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                   Photo taken September 15, 1992

 

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