Clock Makers: M

M.  English & European Clock Makers


Maberly, John.   London. 1718.Clockmakers’ Company. Warden 1735, 36, 37. Master 1738

McCabe,  James.    London. 1779.  Several   members of this  family belonged to Clockmakers’ Company.
The firm was founded by James McCabe and his name was retained throughout its existence. He died while Senior Warden, 1811.

McCabe, James, 2. London. 1825-38.

McCabe, Robert. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1824. Cornhill.

McCabe, R. London. 1840-80.    Clockmakers’  Company.

McCabe, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1820. Cornhill.

McCabe, W.   Newry, Ireland.1775

McCabe    &    Son.      London.1820.

McCabe & Straham. London.1825.

Macfarlane, P.  London.   1755.

Macklin,     James.       London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1812. Plum Tree  Street.

Macpherson, R. & W.    London.    1825.

Mace,    Lawrence.      London. 1750.

Maclennan, Kenneth. London. 1781-1825.

Macy,    Benjamin.      London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1712.

Maggs,    William.      London. 1725. Maker   of   clock   in lacquer case 7 ft. 10 in. high, painted by Hogarth.

Magniac,    Colonel    Francis. London. 1770-90. A famous maker of automaton clocks. His factory was in Clerkenwell, and his achievements did much to render that parish noted as a clock-making centre.

Magson, John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. Essex  Street.   1704.

Maillingley, Robert. London. 1790.

Maisden, John. London. 1723.

Maistre, J.  Walaire.   1750

Maitland, John. Glasgow. 1818.

Malet,  Paris. 1790. Mantel clock with bust of Washington.

Mallet, P. London. 1700. Maker of lantern clocks.

Manby, H.    London.   1660-90.

Manchester, John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1700.

Mansell, William. London. 1812.

Manwaring, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1694.

Marchant, Samuel. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1677-1704? Maker of long-case clocks with “seaweed” marquetry cases. Warden 1704.

Marduit, Isaac. London Clockmakers’ Company. 1724

Margetts, George. London. 1779 – 1802. Clockmakers’ Company. Made a freeman 1779.    Livery 1799.

Marke, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company. 1667. Mathematical instrument maker.

Markham, J. London. 1700. In 1697 Markham was a warden of the Blacksmiths’ Company, though by trade a watchmaker.

Markham, John. London. 1760-80. Maker of a fine pair-case gold watch, with outer gold case pierced and repousse. Extra case of leather mounted in gold.

Markham, Markwich. London. 1720-60. Maker of very choice watches, set in rich repousse cases.

Markwick, James. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1666. Apprenticed to Gillpin.

Markwick, James. London. 1677. Admitted to Clock-makers’ Company 1692. Warden 1717, 18, 19. Master 1720.

Markwick, James, 2. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1692.

Marlot,    Cranbrook. 1770.

Marquis,    Paris.    1780.Maker of Louis XVI. Clocks.

Marriott, John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1715.

Marriott, John. London. 1768-1800. Clockmakers’ Company .Fleet Street. Warden 1796,97, 98.   Master 1799.   Maker of fine bracket clocks.

Marston, John. London. 1661. Fined   40s.  for   “deceitful work.”

Marsden, John. London. 1698. Warden 1729, 30, 31. Master Clockmakers’ Company, 1732.

Marsh,   Anthony.    London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1724.

Marsh,    Anthony.    London .Clockmakers’ Company. 1756-75. Beadle of Clockmakers’ Company.

Marsh,  Samuel.       London.  Clockmakers’ Company. 1787-1818.  Goodman’s Fields.

Marsh,  William.      London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1812.Gracechurch  Street.

Marshall, Benjamin.  London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1680.

Marshall,     John.       London Clockmakers’ Company 1689 Apprenticed to D. Qua re

Marshall,    John.        Newark. 1730.  Maker   of   long-case clock, veneered mahogany, or inlaid walnut.

Marshall, Richard.   Wolsingham.    1723.

Marshall, Richard, Jr.   Wolsingham.    1768.

Marshall,   Samuel.     London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1689.

Marshall,   Samuel.     London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1718.

Marston,      John.        London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1661.

Marston,   William.     London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1669.

Marteau,   Joseph.      London.1721.

Martin, Liverpool.  1790. Maker of enamelled watch in Proctor collection.

“Martin No. 1 Royal Exchange.”   1790.

Martin, Abraham. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1682. An engraver.

Martin, Jeremiah. London. 1687. Apprenticed to William Dent, turned over to Thomas Tompion. Made a Freeman, Clockmakers’ Company, 1687.

Martin, John. London. 1682. White Gate Alley. 1682 sued for taking an undue number of  apprentices.

Martin, John. Spalding. 1763. Became pastor of a Baptist congregation in London.

Martin, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1699-1720.

Martin, Thomas. London. 1781.   27 Cornhill.

Martin, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1709.

Martinot, Barnaby. London. 1618. A Frenchman living in London.

Martinot, M. à Avignon. 1680.

Martineau, Joseph.    London. 1781.

Marx, P.    London.    1650.

Mascarone,    George    Batt. 1630. Maker of padlock-shaped, crystal watch with catgut spring.

Mason, Henry. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1715.

Mason, John. Bristol. 1673. Maker of a curious church clock at Alderley.

Mason, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company.    1712.

Mason, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company.    1718.

Mason, Richard. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1632.

Mason, Samuel. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1712.

Mason, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1688.

Mason, William. London. 1781.

Massey, Edmund. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1682.

Massey, Henry. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1692.

Massey, Jacob. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1715.

Massy, Nicholas. London. 1682. He with his wife and four sons, refugees from France, were made free citizens of England, 1683.

Massy, Jacob. London. 1725-85.    Made alarm watches.

Masters, James. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1810-12. Primrose Street, Bishops-gate Street.

Masters, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1701.

Masterson, Richard. London. Died 1653. Renter warden 1636-38. Master 1642. Was transferred from Clothiers’ to Clockmakers’ Guild in 1636 and was one of the famous clockmakers of the Guild.

Maston, T.    London.    1750.

Matchett, John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1648-80.

Mather, Samuel. London. Clockmakers’ Company, 1691.

Mathew, Francis. London. 1656.

Mathews,—-. Bishop’s Castle. 1780. Very handsome clock, oak case with mahogany bands.

Mathews, Francis. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1656.

Mathews, John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1731.

Mathews, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1731. Warden 1766. Put on livery 1766.

Mathey, Charles F. Neuchatel. 1800. Maker of a copper gilt repeating and calendar watch.

Mattchett, John. London. 1656. Clockmakers’ Company. Warden 1674, 75, 76.

Mattocks,     John.       London.1787 – 1815. Clockmakers’ Company.  Took up livery.

Maudsley, T. London. 1750.

Mangham, J. H. Gateshead. About 1800.

Maul, P.    London.    1760.

May, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company. 1692. Dutch.

May, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company.    1754.

May, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1679.

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

Maynard, Christopher. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1667. Apprenticed to Hack-ett.

Maynard, George. London. 1781. Clockmakers’ Company. Honorary Freeman.

Maypole, Richard. London. 1800. Maker of German silver watch with white dial

Mayr, J. P.   Augsburg.   1770.

Mayr, Jacob. Augsburg. 1725-50.

Mayr, John. Dillingen, South Germany. About 1750. Maker of pair-case watch.

Mayson,     John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1704.

M’Donald, David. Edinburgh. 1822-35. The name M’Donald is often found on clocks, makers of that name being at work   in   Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Inverness from 1785 to 1846.

M’Dowall, Charles.   London.1811-72.

McLachlan, Hugh.    London.1820-40.

McLachlan, John.      London.1791.  Founder of the firm.

McPhail, C.   London.   1830.

Meade,     Garrett.       London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1703.

Meades,    Thomas.     London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1687.

Mean,     William.       London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1810. Jerusalem Passage, Clerkenwell.

Medhurst, Richard.   Croydon. Clockmakers’ Company. 1687.

Meigh,      Moses.   London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1713.

Melville, John.  London. 1781.Clockmakers’ Company. Honorary Freeman.

Meniall,   James.  London.1682.

Mercer, John.    Hythe. 1720.Maker of bracket clocks.

Merchant,  Samuel.    London.1698.    He   was   one   of  the signers of a bill to regulate the art of clock making.

Meredith,     John.       London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1664.

Meredith,     John.       London. 1760.  Maker of  watches, one with very fine case, gold repousse, in Boston Museum.

Meredith, Launcellott. London.    1656.

Merfield, Charles. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1810. Goswell Street.

Merigeot, John. London. 1766 Clockmakers’ Company. Took up livery.

Merra,     Maker of very elaborate clocks.

Merrill, Charles, Jr. 1811. Botolph Lane.

Merriman, Benjamin. London. Clockmakers’ Company.

Merry, Charles. London. 1766-86. Clockmakers’ Company. Warden 1767, 68. Master 1769. Put on livery 1766.

Merryman, Henry. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1674.

Merttins, George. London. 1688 Clockmakers’ Company. Warden 1711, 12. Master 1713. He was knighted 1713, in 1724 he was made Lord Mayor.    Died 1727.

Merz, G. A.   Augsburg. 1756.

Merz, Joseph. Augsburg. 1790-1805.

Mesniel, James. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1682. French.

Mestager, Henry. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1712.

Mestral, P.    Paris.    1650-75.

Metcalf, George Marmaduke. London. 1787-1816. Clock-makers’ Company. Took up livery.

Meuron & Company. London. 1780. Maker of silver watch with engraved dial.

Michaud, P.    Paris.    1750.

Micklewright, Erasmus. London. Clockmakers’ Company. l673-

Micklewright, Erasmus. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1708.

Midnall, John. London. 1630. Clockmakers’ Company. Was one of the first assistants. Warden in 1635. His name appears frequently in the Company’s  records.

Miege a Geneve.    1750.

Milborne, John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1698.

Miles, Septimus. London. Admitted Clockmakers’ Company 1797.    Livery 1810.

Mill, David. London. Clock-makers’   Company.   1655-60.

Mills,   Robert. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1786. Ratcliffe-highway.

Miller, John. Lurgan, Ireland. 1762. Maker of clocks and watches and mechanical clocks.

Miller, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company.    1674.

Miller, Joseph. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1728.

Miller, Peter. London. Clock-makers’ Company.   1681

Miller, Ralph. London Clock-makers’ Company.    1697.

Miller, T. London. 1770. Maker of a pair-case watch, outer case repousse, with scene showing the Queen of Sheba before Solomon.

Millet, Edward. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1680.

Millet, William. London. 1714.    Maker of watches.

Million, William. London. 1671. A great clockmaker and free of the Merchant Taylors.

Mills, Ralph. London. Clock-makers’  Company.    1697.

Mills, Richard. Edinburgh. 1678-1705.

Mills, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1652.

Minchindale, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1701.

Mitchell, John. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1712.

Mitchell, J. & W. Glasgow. 1841.

Mitchell, Myles. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1640.

Mitchell, Robert. London. 1787. Clockmakers’ Company. Admitted to Livery.

Mitchelson, Walter. London. 1781.

Mitford, John.   London. 1714.

Mitford, R. London. 1776-86. Clockmakers’ Company. Admitted to Livery.

Mittcke, Frederica. Vienna. Eighteenth century. Oval metal watch with octagonal crystal faces.

Mitzell, John. London. 1697. Maker of table clocks.

Moille,    Paris.    1750.

Moilliet, D.    Geneva.    1750.

Moinet, Aine. Horloger a Paris. 1845. Maker of a bronze clock in Second Empire style.

Moisy,   Paris.   1725. Maker of clock in ormolu case, Louis XV. period. Sold for £199 10s.

Molens, Charles. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1709.

Molina, Antonio. Madrid. 1800.

Molyneux, Robert. London. 1790.

Molyneux, R. & Sons. London.    1835-40.

Monceaud,—-.   Paris.  1760.

Monday, Joseph. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1654.

Monks   Prescot.   About 1740. Maker of a splendid clock with marquetry case.

Montecot. Paris. Name on a clock dial, clock of early eighteenth-century design.

Moody, David.   London. 1650.Gave a piece of silver to the Company 1652.

Moon,     William.       London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1815-40.   Holborn.

Moor,     William.       London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1701.

Moore,      Daniel.       London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1697.

Moore,     Joseph.       London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1690.

Moore, Peter.   London.   1790.

Moorell.    London.    1750-75.

Moquieu.    Geneva.    1750.

Mordsten, Aloys.    Augsburg.1800 – 04.

Morel, P.    Geneva.    1750.

Morgan,     John.  London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1703. Morgan,   Jude. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1654.

Morgan,  Richard.      London.  Clockmakers’ Company. 1631-50. One of the first assistants.

Morgan,    Robert.      London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1637.

Morgan, Thomas.      London.1651-91. Clockmakers’ Company. Clerk of Company

Morgan, Thomas. Edinburgh.1767-1806. Made both watches and clocks.

Morice,     David.    London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1811. Fenchurch Street.

Morin.     Marchinville.  1780-95

Morliere.  Blois.    1635. Painter of watch-cases.

Morris, Edward. London. 1677.

Morris, John. London. Clock-makers’ Company. 1799.

Morton, John.   London. 1700.

Moseley, Eleanor. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1726-34

Moseley, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1680.

Moser, George Michael. London.    1767.

Moss, Thomas. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1775-1820. Ludgate Street.

Motley, Richard. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1682.

Motteux, Samuel. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1697.

Moulton, Henry. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1685.

Mount, William. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1692.

Mountfort, Zachariah. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1684.

Mowlton, Conan. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1700.

Mowlton, Henry. London. ‘Clockmakers’ Company. 1715.

Moyse,   Blois.   1560. Maker of a watch belonging to Mary Queen of Scots in the form of a skull.

Muckarsie, George J. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1824. Lincoln’s Inn Fields.

Mudge, Thomas. Born 1715 in  Exeter,   died   1794. Apprenticed to and the successor of George Graham, a famous maker. He advertises this, November 18,1751

“Thomas Mudge, Watchmaker and Apprentice to the late Mr. Graham, Carries on the Business in the same Manner Mr. Graham did, at the sign of the Dial and one Crown, opposite the Bolt and Tun in Fleet Street.”   Admitted to Clock-makers’ Company 1730.

Mudge, Thomas & William Dutton.   London. 1779-1791.

Muirhead,   London. 1810. Maker of long-case clocks.

Mulford, John. London. 1735. Died 1748.

Munden, Francis. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1653.

Munden, Francis. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1670.

Muller, Johann Gottlieb. Vienna. Gold watch enamelled in colour, early nineteenth century.

Munoz, Bias.    Madrid.  1806-23

Munro, George. Edinburgh. 1759-99- One of the most capable clockmakers of Edinburgh with a large business and many apprentices.

Murphy, P.    Dublin. 1750.

Murray, David. Edinburgh. 1769-1801. Was one of James Cowan’s  apprentices, and a

skilled clock and watchmaker.

Murray, James. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1815-40. Sweeting’s Alley, Corn-hill.

Musgrave, G.   Taunton. 1760.

Mussard, Daniel. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1686. A Genevese.

Myddleton, Timothy. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1687.

Myson, Jeremiah. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1698.