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Clock at auction marked 'Tempus Fugit' and (beneath the number XII) 'W and H Trimnell Canterbury'

 

 

Willam Henry Trimnell (1809-1868)

Henry George Trimnell (1842-1876)

 

Canterbury clock makers

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In a few years, Henry Trimnell went from being the hero who helped save the cathedral from destruction by fire, to fatal victim of an explosion in the cathedral ignited by his own oil lamp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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