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There were at least two important families of clock and watchmakers in Hungerford:
The Woodham family:
The Woodham family was associated with several properties in the High Street - 1, 3, 30, and 105 in particular.
The clockmakers Edward, then James, James and Henry Woodham lived in 1 High Street from c1770 until 1891. Another relative, Richard Woodham, was also a Hungerford clock-maker.
Several Woodham long case clocks are owned locally. Five Woodham clocks are shown in the Photo Gallery.
The Bance Family:
Another well-known clockmaker was Matthew Bance, one of a large family living in the Hungerford, Kintbury and Inkpen area. Matthew lived at 119 High Street (now NatWest Bank), from 1781. He died in 1805.