Maker of Chronometers, of Fenchurch St, London
An important invention was "Pooles Auxilary Compensation", which corrected for low temperature error.
1844&54 Won the Greenwich trials twice, achieving the highest accuracy rates of the day.
1867 Won gold medal at the Paris Exhibition
Shortly after, John Poole took his own life
The business was carried on by his brother James
1870 The firm moved from the Fenchurch St address
Sources of Information
- Antique Marine Chronometers