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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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Opera Scenes at Gray’s Inn 27th March 2017

Opera Scenes is a lively and informal performance of classical and contemporary operatic excerpts in the magnificent setting of Gray's Inn. The performance and supper costs £50.00 per person. Booking details for this event are on this link.

NAWCC “Horology in Art” Symposium 26-28 Oct 2017

Bob Frishman has extended a special and personal invitation to WCC members to come to the NAWCC “Horology in Art” Symposium which he has organised at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston USA on 26-28 October 2017. The Clerk can provide contact details. Click the link for all information.

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.

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

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.

National Benevolent Society of Watch & Clock Makers

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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