Skip To Content

Your privacy is important. Our Cookies Statement explains how we use cookies on this site. You can change their use at any time. You accept them by continuing to use this site. Our Privacy Statement explains how we use and protect your data.

Mark Hawkins (Junior) (1707-1767)

Biography of clockmaker Mark Hawkins (Junior) (1707-1767)

Mark Hawkins (Junior) (1707-1767) was a second-generation Suffolk clockmaker, working in both Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket.

Hawkins was born February 1707 to Mark Hawkins (Senior) (1674-1750) and Mary Deave, who had married in March 1701. He was one of five children. His father was a clockmaker as was his brother William Hawkins.

Hawkins married Mary around 1745 and had one son. His wife died in 1750. He died on 28th April 1767

Related Departments

Related Fine Art Categories

Mark Hawkins (Junior) (1707-1767) Related Lots

Lot FS17/760

Lot FS17/760: Mark Hawkins, St Edms Bury, A Walnut Eight-day Longcase Clock

Mark Hawkins, St Edms Bury, a walnut eight-day longcase clock the eight-day duration five-pillar movement (fifth pillar removed) striking the hours on a bell, with the twelve-inch break-arch dial signed on a shaped silvered plaque, Mark Hawkins, St Edms, Bury with a matted centre, subsidiary seconds dial, date aperture and cast urn spandrels to the four corners, the silvered chapter ring engraved with fleur-de-lys half-hour markings, black Roman numerals and Arabic five-minute markings, the later walnut case with cross-banding to the base and break-arch trunk door, the flat-top hood with a break-arch door and three-quarter turned columns and wooden capitals, height: 203cm.

Estimate: £700 - £1,000
Realised: £1,600