Edwin Newbury was born in Mansfield and served his apprenticeship in Hartford. He opened a shop as a silversmith sometime after 1822 and is listed in the 1850 U S Federal Census for Brooklyn, Connecticut with the occupation of spectacle manufacturer. 
 
Newbury Watch
 
Newbury Watch


Maker:
Number:
City:
Date:
E. Newbury
14547
Brooklyn, Conn.
1850 est.
Description: Full plate lever fusee movement, with two arm bimetallic compensating balance, stop feature and Liverpool jeweling.


References and recommended reading:
  • History of Windham County, Connecticut, Volume I, 1600-1760, and Volume II, 1760-1880