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mantle clock

From the Collection of Churchill Island Heritage Farm 1 Samuel Amess Drive Newhaven Victoria

Object Registration
0439
Keywords
mantle clock, fretwork
Historical information
Family heirloom. Originated in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. Came to Tasmania with the family of Thomas Johnstone, a blacksmith. He was not happy there and with the help of Joshua Black came to Portland, Victoria, opened a blacksmith business in the town and then took up a section at Swan Lake near Portland.
When Made
c1890
Significance
No Churchill Island significance - suits the period of Amess House
Last updated
24 Jul 2018 at 3:47PM