Friday, September 26, 2014

Just, Leonard Jr.

Updated September 27, 2014

Leonard Just, Jr., watch and chronometer maker, was listed as a resident of Hong Kong in 1846. D'Aguilar Street in 1846.

Just, Jr. went to Canton and then Macau in 1829 with his father, Leonard Just, from whom he had learned the craft of watch and chronometer making. He came to Hong Kong in 1846 with his father but started to run his own watchmaking concern with two assistants, Douglas Lapraik and George Saunders, who had apprenticed under his father.

Selected Bibliography: Tarrent, William, The Hong Kong Almanack and Directory for the Year 1846, 1848, 1850, Hong Kong: China Mail, resp. 1846, 1848 and 1850.


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