Dr Alan Shenton Award


2019: Darlah Thomas

'A snapshot of the watchmaking industry in England through the lens of the 1881 census', Antiquarian Horology, March 2019


2018: Juan F. Déniz

'The first transparent watch', Antiquarian Horology, March 2018 (available here)


2017: Tabea Rude

'The inertia escapement – William Hamilton Shortt's first step towards the free pendulum', Antiquarian Horology, March 2017


2016: Gloria Clifton

'New light on chronometer-makers and the scientific instrument trades in the nineteenth century', Antiquarian Horology, September 2016


2015: Thomas Schraven

'Short-time measurement – the contribution of German electrical horology', Antiquarian Horology, December 2015 (available here)


2014: Günther Oestmann

'Towards the "German chronometer": the introduction of precision timekeeping in the German mercantile marine and Imperial Navy in the nineteenth century', Antiquarian Horology, September 2014


2013: Ray Essen

'Two clocks that changed the world: the birth of atomic timekeeping', Antiquarian Horology, June 2013


2012: Peter Gosnell

'An unmarked 8-day time and striking spring driven movement', Antiquarian Horology, December 2012


2011: Paul Myatt

'Sidney Better: watch springer and timer', Antiquarian Horology, March 2011 (available here)


2010: John Glanville and Bill Wolmuth

'Clockmaking in twentieth-century England and Wales', Antiquarian Horology, June and September 2010


2009: No award


2008: Alun C. Davies

'An invasion in time: American horology and the British market', Antiquarian Horology, June 2008


2007: James Nye and David Rooney

'"Such great inventors as the late Mr Lund": an introduction to the Standard Time Company, 1870–1970', Antiquarian Horology, December 2007


2006: No award


2005: David Read

'Pneumatic clocks', Antiquarian Horology, June 2005