This grandfather clock has an oak case with mahogany veneer and the dial is inscribed
Ralph Daykin, Gunnerside. Another clock has recently come to light in the USA.



Ralph also worked on pocket watches
Brian Loomes’ book
Yorkshire Clockmakers mentions
Da(y)kin, R, Gunnerside, c. 1880
Wall clock noted c. 1880.
Margaret Batty’s book Gunnerside Chapel and Gunnerside Folk lists a Ralph Daykin as a clock dresser living in the village in 1875.
Two letters written by Ralph to brothers in America can seen in the Archives.

Photographs courtesy of Margaret Brown