DENT - Edward John. London.

1790: born

1853: died

ca.1810: worked with Richard RIPPON,

1814:  worked on his own account,

1815-29: worked with Paul Philipp Barraud

1830-40: in firm of ARNOLD & DENT

and then alone. Made some lever watches with one tooth escapement wheel to design of Chas, MacDowell.

Made clock for Royal Exchange, and received order for Westminster (Big Ben) clock, which was completed by his stepson

Frederick. Obtained prize for chronmeter in 1829. Wrote several pamphlets on chronometers.