I have listed below some useful links for those interested in horology.


Meadows and Passmore

Meadows and Passmore are general suppliers of materials and tools for the watch and clock making trade in the UK. They have a particularly useful tool on their website for calculating mainspring lengths.

Chronos Ltd

Engineering tool supplier


Another general tools and materials UK based supplier to the watch, clock and jewellery trade.

Mumford Micro Systems

Maker of the MicroSet timer for mechanical watches and clocks. Based in California.

Training and industry organisations

British Horological Institute

The BHI run horological training courses on their own premises and also offer excellent distance learning courses.

Also publishes the The Horological Journal (HJ) which contains leading, peer-reviewed articles on historical and contemporary clock and watchmaking, servicing, repair, restoration and conservation.

BHI Scotland Branch

The BHI Scotland branch meets monthly where we usually have a presentation from one of our members or from other experts. Meetings are open to non members.

Publishing and writing resources


If you want to include mathematical notations or formulas on your web pages this is a very useful tool.

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