Percy Dawson Award


2019: Ann McBroom

'William Graham: clockmaker and man of his times', Antiquarian Horology, September 2019


2018: Edward Hudson

'William Shortland the Elder of Stony Stratford (c.1690–1744): a hitherto undocumented clockmaker, trained by Joseph Knibb at Hanslope', Antiquarian Horology, June 2018


2017: Valerie J. Finch, Adrian A. Finch and Anthony W. Finch

'Edward East (1602–c.1695)', Antiquarian Horology, September and December 2017


2016: David Bryden

'The London Gazette as a source for the history of the English horological trade: 1720–1849', Antiquarian Horology, December 2016


2015: Michael W. Paice

'Moncas of Liverpool: a short history of a nineteenth-century watch-making family', Antiquarian Horology, March 2015 (available here)


2014: Simon Davidson

'Box chronometers for India 1800–1936', Antiquarian Horology, December 2014


2013: Víctor Pérez Álvarez

'Mechanical clocks in the medieval Castilian royal court', Antiquarian Horology, December 2013


2012: Darlah Thomas and Steve Thomas

'William Leigh of Newton-le-Willows, clockmaker 1763–1824', Antiquarian Horology, March and June 2012


2011: Rory McEvoy

'Admiral Lord Nelson and the commemorative domestic clock', Antiquarian Horology, March 2011


2010: Rebecca Pohancenik

'The intelligencer and the instrument maker: early communications in the development of the pendulum clock', Antiquarian Horology, December 2009, and 'The theorist and the instrument-maker: early communications in the development of the pendulum clock', Antiquarian Horology, June 2010


2009: Robert Donaldson

'English marquetry table clocks', Antiquarian Horology, June 2009


2008: Sebastian Whitestone

'The identification and attribution of Christiaan Huygens' first pendulum clock', Antiquarian Horology, December 2008


2007: Phillip Arnott

'Chronometers on East India Company ships 1800 to 1833', Antiquarian Horology, December 2007


2006: Andrew King

'John Harrison clockmaker. Part 1: his first longcase clocks, 1713–17', 'John Harrison clockmaker. Part 2: the Brocklesby turret clock, c.1722', 'A chronology of John Harrison', and 'The images of John Harrison', Antiquarian Horology, June 2006


2005: Michael Page

'Ludlow church clocks and chimes 1460–1900', Antiquarian Horology, June and December 2005


2004: John C. Taylor

'Thomas Tompion's spring clock innovations', Antiquarian Horology, June 2004


2003: Chris Watson

'John Holmes, a view on his life and work', Antiquarian Horology, March 2003, and 'John Holmes (1727–97), time for a further look', Antiquarian Horology, December 2003


2002: Brynn Hodgson

'Langley Bradley – a judicious workman', Antiquarian Horology, March, June and September 2002


2001: David A. Bell

'The McCabes watch & clock makers of Ulster', Antiquarian Horology, December 2000 and March 2001


2000: Anthony Weston

'A reassessment of the clocks of John Hilderson', Antiquarian Horology, June 2000


1999: Tony Kitto

'John Flamsteed, Richard Towneley and the equation of time', Antiquarian Horology, December 1999


1998: Barnaby Smith

'The Archer family of clockmakers', Antiquarian Horology, Winter 1998


1997: Mike Helps and Chris Helps

'James Foggo: watchmaker and radical', Antiquarian Horology, Winter 1997


1996: Harvey Pitcher

'E. Pitcher & Co. (1880–1973)', Antiquarian Horology, Winter 1996


1995: Jim Cowsill

'Frank Hope-Jones and George Bennett Bowell: a study of the period 1895 to 1905', Antiquarian Horology, Summer 1995