A READER Down Under wonders if anyone can provide information about a distant ancestor who was given the timepiece shown over 150 years ago.....
“Your readers may be able to help.
“Henry Plunkett was a Solicitor in West Bromwich and Oldbury and died on the 19th June 1861 in his office in High Street, West Bromwich.
“Does anyone have a suggestion as to where he may have been buried? Hi seligion was Prostestant/Church of England: also in 1860 he was presented with a beautiful clock attached with an inscription that read "Presented to Henry Plunkett Esq. by the Magistrates Manufacturers and Inhabitants of Oldbury as a testamonial in recognition of his able and successful services in preventing the removal of the County Court from Oldbury August 1860."
Betty Plunkett 36 Daglish St., Wembley, West Australia 6014 Email firstname.lastname@example.org