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Clerks since 1631

The Clerks of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.

1631 Thomas Copley, appointed by the Charter for life.
1636 Thomas Shelton
1651/2 Thomas Morgan
1659 Thomas Holland
1662 Thomas Goodwin
(Not recorded) Francis Speidell
1719 Benjamin Graves
1731 James Drury
1740 John Stafford
1740 John Lockyer
1760 Jasper Taylor
1770 Thomas Hughes
1785 Francis Atkins
1809 George Atkins
1842 Samuel Elliott Atkins
1879 Henry Charles Overall
1918 William John Somerset Pennefather
1946 William John Somerset Pennefather & Roland Cranstoun Pennefather
1955 Roland Cranstoun Pennefather
1980 Brian George Frow
1991 Peter Hurst Gibson
2005 Joseph William Henry Buxton
2013 Lt Col Oliver Patrick Bartrum MBE

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Installation of the new Master – Photos

Roy Harris was installed as the new Master on 24th January 2017. Click this link to see a selection of photographs taken at the event

Gala Concert at St Paul’s Cathedral – Tue 14th March

The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor, Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, Honorary Liveryman of the Clockmakers' Company, is giving a special organ recital concert at 7 pm on Tuesday 14th March 2017 in St Paul's Cathedral with the cathedral choir. It is in aid of the Lord Mayor's Appeal. This promises to be a superb performance which all Clockmaker music lovers should not miss! The flyer for the event with all information and booking details is on this link.

Brigantes Breakfast in Liverpool 26 July 2017

Please follow this link for The Brigantes Breakfast for Liverymen of the City of London at St Georges Hall, Liverpool, on 26th July 2017 - 1200 for 1230, and here's the Booking Form.

The Livery Briefing – Dec 2016

The Chairman of The Livery Committee published his latest Livery Briefing in December which members of the Company may find both useful and informative. Click the link.

The Hain Sanders Research / Personal Development Award

The Clockmakers’ Company recently launched The Hain Sanders Research / Personal Development Award, the purpose of which is to assist professional clockmakers and watchmakers in the learning of new skills or enhancing their personal development, and to support scientists researching the measurement of time or a closely related project. Click here for the application form.

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Antiquarian Horological Society (AHS) Lectures

A formal affiliation was signed in 2014 between the WCC and the AHS. WCC Liverymen and Freemen are encouraged to attend the excellent AHS Lectures, which are free to WCC members and include teas before and wine afterwards, so are very social and interesting events. List of forthcoming lectures in London is on the AHS site.

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