Author of The Astronomical Clockmaker Edward Cockey And Other Warminster Horologists.
David Pollard was born in Surrey in 1939, and was educated at Woking Grammar School.
Since 1972 he has lived in Warminster, Wiltshire, with his wife Ann and their two children.
He is a contracts manager for an electrical installation company.
A member of the Antiquarian Horological Society, he lists his hobbies ashorology, genealogy, campanology, and vintage motorcycles.
He has restored many of Warminster's public clocks.