Arnold and Dent
1831 Dent was made a Freeman of the City of London in the Company of Clockmakers and moved into Arnold's house at 84 Strand.
Arnold and Dent, probably with Frederick William Rippon, experimented with glass balance springs, though these did not live up to their early promise. Dent also experimented with mercury-filled clock pendulums and lectured on this subject to the British Association for the Advancement of Science meeting at Newcastle in 1838.
1838 Arnold and Dent received the royal warrant.
1840 After the end of the partnership with Arnold, Dent traded under his own name Edward Dent
Sources of Information
- City of London Freemen
- Biography of Edward John Dent, ODNB