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George Holbrook

Also Known As: "Maj. George Holbrook"
Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Death: September 29, 1846 (79)
Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Millis, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Holbrook and Esther Holbrook
Brother of Rev. Paul Holbrook

Occupation: bell caster
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George Holbrook

Belknap Mill Bell

   City of Laconia

Constructed in 1832, the Belknap Mill is the oldest unaltered brick textile mill in the U.S. Once a hosiery mill, it houses an intact hydraulic power plant and a bell cast by George Holbrook, apprentice to Paul Revere.


George Holbrook was the founder and 1st proprieter of the world renowned Holbrook Bell Foundry located in East Medway (Now Millis) Massachusetts. Apprenticed under Paul Revere for the machinists and clockmaker's [and bellcasting] trades. Holbrook Bells were widely regarded as the finest bells ever made in America and amongst the best in the world.

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George Holbrook's Timeline

April 28, 1767
Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
September 29, 1846
Age 79
Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
East Medway, Massachusetts
Millis, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States