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Ellis Gifford is listed as a jeweler, silversmith, clock and watchmaker from 1825 to 1861 in Fall River, and takes on son Charles Ellis Gifford in partnership to 1866.

This is an example of a high quality watch that was finished in Liverpool and imported by Ellis Gifford to his specification. For a similar example, see the watch signed S. Hovey & Co, Manchester, New Hampshire.
 
Ellis Gifford Watch
 
Ellis Gifford Watch

Maker:
Number:
City:
Date:
Ellis Gifford
10822
Fall River, Mass.
1850-1855 est.
Description: Full plate Massey III lever fusee movement, with two arm bimetallic compensating balance, stop feature and Liverpool jeweling. Signed dial reads "Ellis Gifford, Fall River, Mass". Unmarked dust cap. Likely gold case scrapped for cash sometime in the last 100 years.

Ellis Gifford Watch

Ellis Gifford's watch paper: Ellis Gifford, Clockand Watch Maker, Fall River, Mass.

Ellis Gifford Watch