F.  English & European Clock Makers

 

Facio, Nicholas. Basle. Born 1664, died 1703. A  famous Swiss watchmaker, who died in England. He invented the jewelling of watches.

Fage, Edward. London. Admitted to Clockmakers’ Company 1667.

Fairbairn, Andrew. Edinburgh. 1807-25. Maker of long-case clocks.

Faircloth, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1660.

Fairman, Thomas Henry. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1796-1811. Pitt Field, Newington, Surrey.

Falcke, J. Heinrich. Leipzig. 1750.

Falks, Robert. London. Clock-makers’ Company.    1723.

Farewell, John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1697.

Farrier, S. Nuremberg. 1633-89.

Farley, John. Southwark. 1790.

Farmer, Richard. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1684.

Farmer, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1647.

Farmer, Thomas, 2. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1653.

Farmer, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1689.

Farr, Thomas.   Bristol.   1816.

Farrett, Richard. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1670

Farron, Robert. London. 1781.

Faulkener, Edward. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1702.

Faulkener, Edward. London. Clockmakers’ Company. Warden 1732, 33. Master 1734.

Faulkener, William.   London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1796-1811.    Shoe Lane.

Fearon,      Daniel.       London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1776.

Feilder,    Thomas.      London.Clockmakers’ Company. 1689.Warden 1712, 13, 14. Master 1715

Feirer, J. B.   Augsburg.   1768.

Fell, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company.    1727.

Fell,   William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1705.

Felter,  Nicholas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1632.

Felter, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1709.

Fenn, Daniel. London. Clock-makers’ Company. Warden 1763, 64, 65. Master 1766
Put on the livery 1766. Newgate Street.

Fenn, Daniel, 2. London. Clockmakers’ Company. Warden 1788, 89, 90. Master.1701.

Fenn, Joseph. London. Clock-makers’ Company. 1822. Newgate Street. Warden 1836, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41
Master 1842, 43.

Fenn, Robert. London. Clock-makers’ Company.   1689.

Fenn, Samuel. London. Clock-makers’ Company. 1767-1821. Warden 1790, 91, 92.

Master 1793. Legacy to Company of £200.   Died 1821.

Fennel,    Richard.    London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1679-1700.

Fenner, R.   London.   1750.

Fenton, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company.    1662.

Ferguson, James.   Born 1710, died 1776.  Designed curious clocks   and astronomical timekeepers.
He was a  shepherd  lad  and  rose  through natural ability and perseverance.

Ferment,    John.     London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1679.

Ferron, John.   London.   1692-1710. Maker   of   repeating watches in enamel cases.

Ferron, Lewis. London. 1720. Maker   of  long-case  clocks.

Ferron, Michael. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1786. Philpot Lane. In 1821 at Great Missenden, Bucks.

Ferror, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company.    1693.

Ferrot, Philip.   Paris.   1775.

Festeau,    Paris  About 1800. Maker of an alabaster clock in architectural style.

Fetters, Henry. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1653.

Feurer, F.   Augsburg.   1803.

Fiacre, Clement.   Paris. 1700.

Ficke, J. Henry. Bremen. 1810-80.

Fidgett, William. 1789-1825. Dockhead, Bermondsey.   He became a member of Clock-makers’ Company 1789.

Field, John. ‘ London. About 1780. Bucklesbury. Maker of fine clock in ebony case mantel.

Field, John. Hitchin. About 1810.

Field, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1733.

Fiet, J.   Rotterdam.    1765.

Filton, Charles. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1674.

Finch, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company. 1675. Warden 1703, 04, 05. Master 1706.

Finch, Robert. London. Clock-makers’ Company.    1691.

Finch, Simon. London. Clock-makers’ Company.    1706.

Finch, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1676.

Finch, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1691.

Finelly a Aix.    1560.

Finnie, Henry. London. Clock-makers’  Company.    1728.

Finney, J.   Liverpool.    1750.

Fischer, Conrad M. Atrolz-back.   1760.

Fischer, J.   London.   1775.

Fish, H. London. 1730-70. Royal Exchange. Maker of a pair-case gold watch with repousse outer case.

Fish, John.  London. Admitted to Clockmakers’ Company 1766. He was bound to his mother, Mary Fish, as apprentice for seven years, and admitted on the expiration of his time.

Fish, Robert H. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1828. Mill Street.   Conduit Street.

Fisher, Ebenezer. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1725.

Fisher, Rebekah. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1715. Bound apprentice for seven years to George Taylor and Lucy his wife.

Fishwater, John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1726.

Fitter, John. London. 1665-1700. Made a watch which belonged to John Bunyan.

Fitter, Thomason. London. 1760-81.

Flacktem, E.    London.    1750.

Fladgate, John. London. Admitted to Clockmakers’ Company 1781.

Fladgate & Wilder.   London.1765

Flameyer, B.    London.    1760.

Flant,  . Maker of a watch dated 1610, Bernal collection.

Fleetwood, Robert. London. 1781.

Fleigl, Joseph, a Stadt-am-hof. Late eighteenth century. Maker of a silver watch repeater with tortoise-shell outer case.

Fleming, Andrew. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1725.

Fleming, Curtis. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1786. Stratford, Essex.

Fletcher, Daniel. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1646.

Fletcher, Edward. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1697.

Fletcher, Thomas. London. 1676. Had summons served on him for having bound

apprentices irregularly in 1682.

Fleureau, Esoye. 1710. Maker of clocks in “spider web” and “sea weed”

Marquetry cases.

Flieger, H.   Augsburg.    1785.

Flood, Humphrey. London. 1610. Made a watch for James I.

Flower, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1730.

Fole, Robert. London. An instrument maker admitted to

Clockmakers’ Company 1667.

Follett, Mary.    London.   1725.

Foote, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1726.

Ford, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1724.

Ford, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1700.

Fordham, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1689.

Foreman, Francis. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1631-50. One of the first

assistants.

Forman,   Michael.    London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1810-32.    Bedford Street, Strand.

Forfard, Augustin. Sedan. 1650.

Forrest, Joseph. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1692.

Forster, Clement. London Clockmakers’ Company   1682

Forster,   John.  London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1689. Apprentice to Daniel Quare.

Forster, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company.   1726.

Forster, Joseph. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1691.

Forster, William. London. Clockmakcrs’ Company. 1681.

Forte, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company.    1672.

Forten,      Paris.    1750.

“Fortin a Paris.” 1769. Large boule bracket clock, ornamented with brass inlaid

dark shell.

Foster, Robert. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1805. Long Lane, Bermondsey.

Foulger, Samuel, Jr. London. Clockniakers’ Company. 1812. Ratcliffe Highway.

Fourdain, W.   London.    1750.

Fowll, Edward. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1670.

Fox, Charles. London. 1660. On some of his dials is this inscription: ”Chas. Fox at

the Fox, Lothbury Londini. Fecit.”

Fox, Isaac.     London.     1772-81.      Table    clock    by    him  owned in Connecticut. Fox,   Mordecai.     London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1689.A great clockmaker.

Foy,  Taunton, England.1790.

Framborough, Edward.   London. Clockmakers’ Company.1689.

Franc, Thomas.    Nuremberg.1600.

Francis,    Bulmer.    London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1731.

Francis,    William.      London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1810. Peter Street, Cow Cross.

Franklin, William.     London. Clockniakers’ Company. 1712.

Franklin, William.     London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1731.

Franklin,  William.    London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1810.

Frazer,   Bond   Street. 1788.

Frearson,    John.    London Clockmakers’ Company.1689

Free, J.   Oxford.   1760.

Freeman, Edward.     London. 1697.

Freeman,    James.      London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1719.

Freeman,    John.        London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1646-80.

Freeman,   Stafford.    London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1664.

Freeman, Thomas.     London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1698.

Fremin,  London.   1690.

French, Edward. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1812. Newcastle Place, Clerkenwell.

French, John. London. Royal Exchange. Admitted Clock-makers’ Company 1782.

French, James Moore. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1810. Sweeting’s Alley, Cornhill.

Frencham, James. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1698

Frerer, Amalric. Switzerland. 1795

Freshfield, Frederick. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1817-39.  Tokenhouse Yard.

Freshfield, James. London. 1770.

Freshfield, James William, London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1801-20. Tokenhouse Yard.

Frey,  A.   Oberhausen.    1770.

Frippett, John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1668.

Frodsham, Charles. London. 1842-71. Warden 1850, 51, 52, S3, 54-    Master 1855.

Frodsham, John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1830-42.    Gracechurch Street.

Frodsham, William. London. 1781.

Frodsham, William James. London. Clockmakers’  Company. 1802-50. Warden 1830, 31, 32, 33. 34-    Master 1836,37. He died 1850 and left £1000 to the Company.

Fromantel or Fromantell, Abraham. London. Clockmakers’  Company. 1680. Son of Ahasuerus.

Fromanteel, Ahassuerus. London. 1630. Clockmakers’ Company. 1632. This distinguished Dutch clock-maker settled in London and introduced the use of the pendulum in England.

Fromanteel, Ahassuerus. London. Probably son of Ahassuerus 1.Admitted to clockmakers’ Company  1655.

Fromanteel, Ahasuerus. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1663. Once apprenticed to Thomas Loomes.

Fromanteel & Clarke. London. 1680-1710.

Frost, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company. 1817-39. Short’s Buildings, Clerkenwell.

Frowde,   John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1653.

Fruet, Andre, a Paris. 1850. Boule clock with bracket in Louis XV. style,

Fuller, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1675.

Furets,  Paris.    1780. Maker   of   very   elaborately cased clocks, in Sevres, ormolu and marble.

Furnifull, Richard. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1722.

Furstenfelden, G. Freiburg. 1770.

Fury, Flack. London. Clockmakers’  Company.    1658.