JOSEPH WINDMILLS, London
Joseph Windmills was one of the most eminent of the earlier makers. He gained his freedom of the Clockmakers Company in 1671 and over the years took many apprentices. Initially he worked at St. Martins le Grande but by 1687 had moved to Mark Lane End, Tower Street. He was appointed assistant to the Clockmakers Company in 1691, Warden in 1699 and Master in 1720. He continued attending till 1720. He made watches, table and longcase clocks.