Podcast Episode 75 l The Greenwich Time Lady

Ruth Belville 1908
Ruth Belville 1908
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Time travel may still be a fantasy, but in late 19th-century and early 20th-century Britain, time itself was a commodity up for sale. Yes, you read that right! In a world before smartphones and atomic clocks, a remarkable woman known as Ruth Belville (Elizabeth Ruth Naomi Belville), affectionately called the “Greenwich Time Lady,” crafted a unique livelihood from an equally unique industry. She was the keeper of time, and her prized possession was a chronometer watch named “Arnold.”

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