Near Norwich the
Norfolk Broads & Coast
History:- Russell, Clockmaker
The above clock was made by William Russell of Cawston which is dated 1750.
A well known Master Clockmaker named John Russell lived at New Street, Cawston in
the 1800s, he was in business from 1827 (born 1793 - died 1870). Several of his family
were also watch and clockmakers. In the early 1900s Austin Russell lived at the Sundial
house in the High Street, some clocks made by him still exist in the village to this
There was a watchmaker in Cawston named Philip Hunt who lived at Market Hill (1891 Census).