Peter Garon of London
273 cm high.
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Short bio of Peter Gar(r)on
B.c.1673 Apprenticed 1687 to Richard Baker till 1694. In Oct 1696 he admitted forging the name of Mr. Legrand on a watch of his own making. In 1697 he was warned about taking unofficial apprentices. Supposedly became insolvent in 1723. Said to have worked at St. Bartholomew’s Lane End and later at St. Giles Cripplegate. Work known, numerous watches, also bracket clocks and longcase clocks, some signed ‘Garon, London’, but usually ‘Peter Garon London’ or ‘Peter Garon Londini’.