Two Charles Cabriers, father and son, are recorded in London at this date. Charles Snr. was apprenticed in 1719, became a Freeman of the Clockmakers' Company in 1726 and is recorded working at the Dial in Lothbury and then at 79 Broad Street from 1734. He was Master of the Company in 1757 and recorded in Threadneedle Street in 1759. Charles jnr. became a Freeman of the Company by patrimony in 1756. Both men were working until 1777.
R C R Barder illustrates a pair of superb musical and automaton table clocks signed Charles Cabrier, reputedly made for the King of Nepal (The Georgian Bracket Clock 1714-1830, Woodbridge, 1993, p. 164, pl. XVII). According to Britten the Czar of Russia's collection in the Winter Palace included a diamond-decorated repeating watch signed Cabrier.
A quarter-chiming mahogany table clock by Cabrier of related design was sold Sotheby's Amsterdam, 14 December 2005, lot 163 (EUR 9,600). Another three train mahogany table clock signed Cabrier was sold Bonhams London, 11 December 2007,lot 175 (£10,800).