Resentment of the numbers of foreign clockmakers settling in London prompted a group of English makers to petition the King in 1622. In 1631, King Charles I granted a Royal Charter to set up the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers to supervise and maintain the high levels of craftsmanship of London clockmakers.

In 1990s Comitti of London established an international reputation as the United Kingdom’s leading maker of classic English clocks. In recognition of this achievement in 1994 Simon Barker was invited and admitted to the Freedom of The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.

Left: Coat of Arms
Middle: Clockmakers Charter
Right: Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Certificate

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