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YARWELL, JOHN England, fl.1669-1712, OIM Telescopes = KEN, WHI, OXF, Soth. 12/16/63, etc.; Microscopes = KEN, WHI, OXF, etc. apprenticed in the Spectaclemakers' Company on Dec. 9, 1662; turned over to Nicholas Shield of that Company on April 2, 1688; free of the Company in 1669; Master of the Company in 1684; took apprentices; had Ralph Sterrop as a partner from 1697 until 1708 under the name Sterrop and Yarwell; T.C. at ye Archimedes and Spectacles in St. Paul's Churchyard (1672-83); Archimedes and three Golden Prospects, in St. Paul's Churchyard; at the Sign of Archimedes in Ludgate Street, the first Spectacle Shop next Ludgate (1697); at the Archimedes and Crown (1698); all in London. Taylor 1(343); Crawforth 1; Goodison 1; Clay and Court; Court and von Rohr 3(29); Dewhirst; USNM; Whipple 2; Robischon; RSW.
YARWOOD, JOHN England, c.1680, first to illustrate his trade card; misprint for Yarwell? Darius 3.
YATES misreading for Yeates. RSW.
YEAMAN, JOHN Scotland, c.1756, OIM Level = RSM. may have taken James Clark 1 and John Miller as apprentices. Behind the Weigh-House in the Lawn-Market, Edinburgh. Taylor 2(675a); Morrison-Low 1.
YEATES 1 Ireland, c.1843, MIM the name is stamped on the gnomon of a garden sundial by John Cruise. Dublin. Moskowitz 122.
YEATES 2 Ireland, c.1800, MIM PHIM SIM Theodolite = Christie 11/22/78; Dumpy Level = Phillips 2/22/77; Stick Barometer = Soth.-S 10/19/89. possibly Samuel Yeates. Dublin. RSW.
YEATES AND SON 1 Ireland, fl.1834-39, OIM Samuel Yeates and Son; T.C. 2 Grafton Street, Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett; Crawforth 1; RSW.
YEATES AND SON 2 Ireland, fl.1865-1922, MIM OIM Universal Equatorial Sundial = WHI. Yeates and Son (2) succeeded George Yeates 2 and Son; Stephen M. Yeates may have been the "son" in Yeates and Son (2); the firm was "Mathematical Instrument Makers to the University." 2 Grafton Street (1865-1922); and 136 St. Stephen's Green West (1875-79); and 33 Nassau (1911-13); and 51 Nassau Street (1914-22); and 32A Dawson Street (1914); all in Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett; Bryden 16; RSW.
YEATES, ANDREW Ireland, fl.1823-40, MIM SIM Transit = DPW. son of Samuel Yeates; worked with Edward Troughton 2 in 1832. Dublin (1823); 12 Brighton Place, New Kent Road, London (1832). Bryden 9; RSW.
YEATES, GEORGE 1 Ireland, fl.1825-37, OIM PHIM might be the same as George Yeates 2. 70 Camden Street (1826-27); 70 Charlmont Street (1828-37); both in Dublin. Morrisom-Low and Burnett; Bryden 9; RSW.
YEATES, GEORGE 2 Ireland, fl.1843-58, MIM OIM PHIM made air pumps; exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London; "Mathematical Instrument Maker to the University"; see George Yeates and Son. 2 Grafton Street, Dublin (1840-46) & (1859-64). Morrison-low and Burnett; G.L'E. Turner 24; RSW.
YEATES, GEORGE, AND SON Ireland, 1840-64, MIM OIM George Yeates 2 and Son; succeeded George Yeates 2 and were succeeded by Yeates and Son 2; "Mathematical Instrument Makers to the University." 2 Grafton Street, Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett; Bryden 9.
YEATES, HORATIO Ireland, fl.1859-64, OIM 29 Wicklow Street (1859-62); 23 Dawson Street (1863); 13 Leinster Street (1864); all in Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett.
YEATES, KENDRICK Ireland, fl.1804-39, OIM listed as an optician through 1826; brass founder and brass merchant from 1827-39. 22 Henry Street (1804-11); 27 Stafford Street (1816); 26 Stafford Street (1819-35); 24 Suffolk Street (1836); 26 Stafford Street (1837-38); 33 Stafford Street (1839); all in Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett; Bryden 9.
YEATES, SAMUEL Ireland, fl.1790-1834, MIM OIM PHIM Microscope = Crisp Coll.; Equatorial Sundials = Bearnes 12/6/71, Linton Sale 10/9/80; Garden Sundial = Cristie 9/11/86; Stick Barometers = X(2); Wheel Barometer = X. see Samuel Yeates and Son, Yeates and Son (1). 4 Upper Ormond Quay (1790-94); 29 Capel Street (1795-1810); 89 Dame Street (1811-26); 2 Grafton Street (1827-31); all in Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett; Bryden 9; Goodison 1; RSW.
YEATES, SAMUEL, AND SON Ireland, fl.1832-39, MIM OIM PHIM Dissecting Mocroscope = Wellcome Institute; Wheel Barometer = X; Sundial = D.(1976). see also Yeates and Son (1); T.C. 2 Grafton Street (1832-39); and 9 Nassau Street (1839); both in Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett; Bryden 9; Crawford 1; Goodison 1; Moskowitz 122; RSW.
YEATES, STEPHEN M. Ireland, fl.1865-1902, MIM OIM perhaps the son in Yeates and Son (2); grandson of George Yeates 2 ? 2 Grafton Street, Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett.
YEATES, THOMAS Ireland, c.1848, OIM 119 Abbey Street, Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett.
YEATES, WILLIAM Ireland, fl.1827-28, OIM 18 Capel Street, Dublin. Morrison-Low and Burnett.
YEFF, ROBERT England, fl.1702-12, MIM NIM Nocturnals, wood = NMM, KEN (1702); Gunter's Rule, 1712 = WHI. Bristol. Taylor 1(535); J.A. Bennett 2; A.J. Turner 10; RSW.
YEOMAN, JOHN England, check on him in cards and old print-outs. RSW.
YERMOUTH, WILLIAM England, c.1797, apprenticed to Charles Fairbone 1 in the Grocers' Company on May 4, 1797. J. Brown 1.
YLLMER, ANDREAS Austria, 1559, MIM Astronomical Clock, 1559 = INN. Innsbruck. Neumann 1.
YORKE, THOMAS England, c.1738, took Joseph Jackson 3 as an apprentice c.1738. Clay and Court.
YORKE, WILLIAM England, c.1669, MIM apprenticed to Hilkiah Bedford in the Stationers' Company on June 6, 1662; free of the Company in 1669. A.J. Turner 9.
YOULE, WILLIAM England, fl.1822-60, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Theodolite = Christie-SK 11/19/87; Map Pointer = Soth. 12/15/78;; Sextants = MYS, D.(1989); Inclinable Sundial = LIM; Wheel Barometer = X; Drum Microscope = D.(1983). 22 Fieldgate Street, Whitechapel (1822-33); 79 Leadenhall Street (1845); 83 Leadenhall Street (1845-60); A1 Grace- church Street; all in London. Taylor 2(1752); Goodison 1; Coffeen C; Rinaldi 23; RSW.
YOUNG 1 see Sewill and Young. RSW.
YOUNG 2 England, c.1830, PHIM Wheel Barometer = D.(1995). Swaffam. ATG 7/22/95.
YOUNG AND CO. USA, fl.1830-74, MIM SIM Henry Young and his son, James Hyde Young; James continued the firm after his father joined with William Henry Smith in 1834. New York, N.Y. Smart 1.
YOUNG AND SON 1 England, c.1840, PHIM Balances = OXF, Phillips 5/2/75; Diamond Balance = Phillips 4/16/76; Balances and Weights = CAR. T.C.; balance makers to Queen Victoria. 5 Bear Street, Leicester Square, London. Taylor 2(2282); Dewhirst; RSW.
YOUNG AND SON 2 Scotland, NIM PHIM Marine Barometer = OMM. possibly David Young or R. Young and Son. Glasgow. RSW.
YOUNG AND SONS USA, fl.1881-1918, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Transits (# 8589) & (# 88090) = GUR. the firm was founded by William J. Young in 1820; Alfred Young, his eldest son, ran the business in 1881 and 1882, his son, Alfred C. Young took over at the death of his father in 1882; the firm was sold to Keuffel and Esser of Hobken, N.J. in 1918 when Alfred C. Young died. 43 North Seventh Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; USNM.
YOUNG, DAVID Scotland, NIM Sextants = D.(1975), K. & C. 6/12/75. South Shields and Glasgow. RSW.
YOUNG, HENRY USA, 1792-1874, MIM SIM fl. 1817-58; Henry Young and his son, James Hyde Young, were together, 1830-34 as Young and Co.; listed as Young, Smith and Co., 1834-45, when firm was Henry Young and William Henry Smith; became Smith, Young and Co. from 1852-57; retired in 1858. 4 Maiden Lane, New York, N.Y. (1820-58). Smart 1.
YOUNG, JAMES HYDE USA, fl.1830-74+, MIM SIM was a partner with his father, Henry Young, from 1830 to 1834; he continued to run the firm, as Young and Co. until after 1874. New York, N.Y. Smart 1.
YOUNG, R. AND SON Scotland, c.1850?, NIM Sextant = D.(1968). 59 Clyde Place, Glasgow. RSW.
YOUNG, RICHARD England, c.1669, MIM apprenticed by turnover to Edward Fage of the Clockmakers' Company on June 4, 1669. J. Brown 3.
YOUNG, SMITH AND CO. USA, f.1834-45, MIM SIM Henry Young and William Henry Smith. 4 Maiden Lane, New York, N.Y. Smart 1.
YOUNG, THOMAS England, 1773-1829, Optometer, 1801 = Royal Institution. author; wrote on optics and experimented with barometer tubes. London. Middleton 1; RSW.
YOUNG, WILLIAM J., AND CO. USA, fl.1867-70, MIM SIM William J. Smith, Thomas N. Watson and Charles S. Heller continued the firm under its old name. 43 North Seventh Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1.
YOUNG, WILLIAM J., AND SONS USA, fl.1871-80, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Surveyor's Compass = Oklahoma Historical Society. the firm was formed by Alfred and T. Benton Young after the death of their father, William J. Young, in 1870; T. Benton Young left the firm in 1880 and Alfred Young changed the name to Young and Sons, which see; William J. Young left his dividing engine to Alfred Young. 43 North Seventh Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; J.A. Bennett 2; USNM; Moskowitz 103.
YOUNG, WILLIAM JAMES Scotland; USA, 1800-70, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM made a wide range of surveying and drafting instruments; the earliest are dated 1835; examples are found in many museums. apprenticed to Thomas Whitney, by then, of Philadelphia, from 1813 to 1820; remained a journeyman to him until 1823; he got a dividing engine made by George Adams from Whitney; he invented a new transit in 1831 for the Baltimore and Ohio RR; was the first maker of Burt's Solar Compass; founded the firm of William J. Young and Co. in 1867, with Thomas N. Watson and Charles S. Heller as partners; on his death the firm became William J. Young and Sons, ie. Alfred and T. Benton Young. 224 South Second Street (1825); 9 Dock (1837-55); 43 North Seventh Street; all in Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; Bedini 8; J.A. Bennett 2; Moskowitz 103; Coffeen 14; USNM; D.J. Warner 11; RSW.
YOUNGHUSBAND see Palmer, Steele and Younghusband. RSW.
YOUNGS' England, c.1850, PHIM Letter Balance = Christie 12/21/71. surely Young and Son 1. London. RSW.
YPELAAR, ABRAHAM Holland, 1736-1811, OIM Microscope = P.C. Amsterdam. Mörzer Bruyns 2; Rooseboom 1.
YSAEUS, MAGNUS MIM Protractor, silver, in etui = NOR. RSW.
YSENBROEK, PIETER Holland, 1701-76, MIM PHIM Planetarium, 1738 = ADL-M392; Tellurian = UTP; Pyrometer = LEY; Barometer = X; Heliostat = X. "textiel fabrikant"; author; itebtingf Ledenlijst Natuurkundig College, c.1737-76; the 1738 planetarium was improved in 1793 by Jan Peres in Haarlem. Haarlem. Zinner 1; Engelmann 1; Fox 1 & 2; Rooseboom 1; Daumas 1; USNM; Crommelin 1; Middleton 1; ADL; Teyler Museum Exhibition, 1988; RSW.

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