Thomas Tompion 1639 - 1713

Maker of scientific instruments
born in:
Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

active as a clockmaker, 1671-1703; made fine mathematical instruments and barometers

1671 - located at house in Water Lane, Fleet Street, London;

1676 - moved into premises on the west side of Water Lane at the corner of the junction with Fleet Street (now 67 Fleet Street);

about 1701 - partnership with Edward Banger, a former apprentice;

about 1708 - partnership with Banger dissolved;

1711 - partnership with George Graham (c.1673-1751) until Tompion's death

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