Silver Makers' Marks - Chester Assay Office (C)



Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Cohen & Charles 1898..1928
(registered Sep 1895)
Bowl, card case, cigarette case, vase, vesta Albert Cohen & Charles Solomon trading as Cohen & Charles, Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London
(registered Jul 1923)
C & Co (unidentified) 1895..1900 (registered c1886) Thimble Registration details in a register which is now missing
B M Cotton & Co (registered Jun 1919) Purse Albion Street, Birmingham

Same mark with sans serif characters registered Feb 1909

Carrington & Co (registered Feb 1932) Regent Street, London
Constantine & Floyd Ltd (registered May 1901) Regent Place, Birmingham
Crisford & Norris Ltd 1915 Manufacturing jewellers, Vyse Street, Birmingham

Note: this mark does not appear in the Compendium of Chester Gold & Silver Marks

Collingwood & Son 1895..1896
(registered Apr 1896)
Watchcase Watch manufacturer and jewellers, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough
Chandler & Son (1899)
Clark & Sewell (James Clark & John Sewell) 1913..1914
(registered Apr 1906)
Box, candlestick, cigar & cigarette cases, compact, epergne, locket, mustard, purse, stamp case, vesta Legge Lane, Birmingham
(registered 1916)
Connard & Son 1926
(registered Apr 1926)
Pepperette Lord Street, Liverpool
Clarke & Ward (registered Jun 1910) Watch case Thomas Samuel Clarke & Alfred Ward trading as Clarke & Ward, case makers, Kensington Road, Coventry
C & W Padgett (Charles William Padgett & Walter John Padgett) (registered Jan 1901) Manufacturing jewellers, Leamington Street, London W


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Faraday & Davey (Charles Arthur Faraday) (registered Nov 1895) Charles Adkins Faraday, Charles Arthur Faraday, Warren Faraday & Henry Rowe trading as Faraday & Davey, Hatton Garden, London


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
C B 1891
(registered c1890)
Spoon Unidentified in Chester Assay Office Register due to missing register
Cooper Brothers & Sons Ltd 1914
(registered Jun 1912)
Dish Don Plate Works, Arundel Street, Sheffield & Holborn Viaduct, London
Charles Boyton & Son Ltd (registered Oct 1919) Manufacturing silversmiths,Upper Charles Street, London EC
C Brooks Ltd (registered Dec 1906)


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Charles Cooke 1887..1888
(registered Feb 1873)
Watch case Case maker, Thomas Street, The Butts, Coventry
(registered Oct 1881)
(registered c1887)
Colen Hewer Cheshire 1894..1929
(registered Nov 1894)
Box, brush & comb set, buckle, card case, cigarette case, flask, napkin ring, note pad, pepperette, purse, sovereign case, spectacle case, tray, vinaigrette Northampton Street, Birmingham
Clarence Courtney Bennett 1955
(registered Dec 1955)
Spoon Student silversmith, Nantwich, Cheshire


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Dimier Brothers & Co (Charles Dimier) 1882..1883
(registered Feb 1882)
Watch case Watch manufacturers & importers, Cannon Street, London
(registered Apr 1885)
Charles Daniel Broughton (registered Jan 1882) Gold & silver chain maker, St Paul's Square, Birmingham
Charles De Boer (registered Feb 1960) Rodney Street, Liverpool & Winrarleigh Street, Warrington


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Charles Elliott 1921
(registered Nov 1919)
Watch fob King Edward Road, Birmingham
Cyril Emary 1938
(registered Sep 1935)
Cigarette case, creamer, sauce boat, sucrier Jeweller & silversmith, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex
Constantine & Floyd 1907
(registered Oct 1882)
Thimble Caroline Street, Birmingham; subsequently Regent Place, Birmingham
(registered c1890)
Constantine & Floyd Ltd (registered May 1901)
(registered Mar 1902)
Charles Edward Adams (registered Mar 1909) Icknield Street, Birmingham

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Charles Edward Day (registered Feb 1961) Runcorn, Cheshire
Charles Edward Soloman 1886..1895
(registered Nov 1885)
Fob medal, vesta Vyse Street, Birmingham
Charles Edwin Turner (registered Mar 1911) Vyse Street, Birmingham


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Lowe & Sons (1913..1916)
Charles Faraday & Samuel Davey (registered Sep 1883) Hatton Garden, London


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

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mark is CG in an oval punch
Charles Green & Son (registered Nov 1896) Charles Stevenson Green trading as Charles Green & Son, Augusta Street, Birmingham
Charles George Illiffe 1887
(registered Aug 1883)
Watch case Case maker, Percy Street, Coventry


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Charles Harris 1879..1890
(registered Jul 1878)
Watch case Case maker, Norfolk Street, Coventry
Charles Horner

Charles Horner Ltd (from 1910)

1888..1924 Bookmark, bracelet, brooch, buckle, 'Dorcas' brand, flatware, hat pin, napkin ring, pendant, thimble, whistle Mile Cross, Halifax & Frederick Street, Birmingham
(registered Dec 1884)
(registered Nov 1898)
(registered Sep 1929)
(registered Mar 1946)
Charles Horner (probably) 1897..1904 Watch case Attribution not certain as the register in which this mark appears is missing
Charles Howard Collins 1892
(registered c1888)
Hat pin, pencil Hockley Hill, Birmingham
C H Collins & Sons 1909
(registered Sep 1904)
Errington Watch Company (Charles Huton Errington) (registered Dec 1898) Spon Street, Coventry
Charles Henry White & Francis Henry Hawkins 1866
(registered c1866)
Wine jug Albion Street & Legge Lane, Birmingham


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Christopher Jones 1837 Watch case Goldsmith, silversmith & watchcase maker, Highfield Street, Liverpool
G H Johnstone & Co
Charles Fox & Co Ltd (Charles James Fox) 1897..1901
(registered Nov 1897)
Box, brush Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell, London
Charles John Hall Marlow 1896
(registered Mar 1896)
Watch case Watch & watch case manufacturer, King Street, Coventry
Charles James Richardson 1900
(registered Nov 1899)
Watch case Watch manufacturer, Cornwall House, Cornwall Road, Coventry
Charles J Wigley 1919..1920
(registered Jul 1917)
Button Vyse Street, Birmingham


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Landenberger & Co (Christian Landenberger) (registered Jan 1910) Aldergate Street, London
Charles Lyster & Son 1899..1902
(registered May 1899)
Cigar & cigarette cases, vesta Spencer Street, Birmingham
Lowe & Sons 1913..1916
(registered Feb 1912)
Sauce boat, spoon, tea caddy, toast rack John Cecil Lowe & George Frederick Lowe trading as Lowe & Sons, Bridge Street Row, Chester
Colbourne Ltd 1938
(registered Jan 1935)
Fob medal Fore Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Stauffer, Son & Co (Charles Nicolet) 1913 Imported watch case Watch importers & manufacturers, Charterhouse Street, Holborn, London

This mark is not illustrated in the Compendium of Chester Gold & Silver Marks; the illustrated mark (registered Dec 1906) does not have the stop between the letters.


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Charles Peach 1911..1918
(registered Jul 1909)
Brooch, Pin Augusta Street, Birmingham
Charles Perry & Co 1921..1932
(registered Oct 1911)
Bowl, caster, coffee pot, flatware, matchbook holder, menu holder, napkin ring, pepperette, salt, spoon, sucrier, trophy cup Icknield Street, Birmingham


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Claydon, Robin & Co 1910
(registered Jun 1910)
Pencil holder, thimble Alfred George Claydon & Charles Robin trading as Claydon, Robin & Co, wholesale jewellers, New Union Street, London EC


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Chandler & Son 1899
(registered May 1899)
Watch stand George Eugene Chandler & F Chandler trading as Chandler & Son, Newman Street, London
Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd 1887
(registered Apr 1881)
Bookmark, bowl, brush, card case, cigar lighter, cigarette case, compact, condiments, flatware, frame, hatpin stand, match striker, menu holder, mirror, napkin ring, pincushion, salt, scent bottle, sovereign case, vesta Bartlett's Passage, Holborn Circus, London; subsequently Fetter Lane, London EC4
(registered Mar 1883)
(registered c1887)
(registered c1894)
(registered Dec 1899)
Charles S Green & Co Ltd (registered Nov 1912) Cogent Works, St Paul's Square, Birmingham & Hatton Garden, London


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
C T Burrows & Sons 1929 Spoon Branston Street, Birmingham

This mark not shown in the Chester Compendium of marks but it seems to be the same as one registered by Burrows at the London Assay Office in 1902. They registered a similar mark but with serif characters at Chester Nov 1903.


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
The Usher Manufacturing Co (Charles Usher) 1934..1938
(registered Oct 1933)
Fob medal, spoon, trophy Vittoria Works, Vittoria Street, Birmingham
(registered Oct 1933)


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Charles Vaucher (probably) 1886 Watch case Case maker, Bartletts Building, London EC


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Charles Wilkes (registered Feb 1909) Mott Street, Birmingham
Christopher Walker 1920
(registered c1890)
Parasol handle Pipe & stick mounter, Manchester

Also registered similar marks without stop (1884) and with pellet (1914)

Charles Westwood & Sons (registered Oct 1902) Hall Street, Birmingham
C Widmer & Sons (registered Nov 1897) Casimir Widmer trading as C Widmer & Sons, St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC
C W Fletcher & Son Ltd (Charles William Fletcher) (registered May 1911) Sterling Works, Bramhall Lane, Sheffield
Cooperative Wholesale Society Ltd 1930..1933
(registered Apr 1921)
Bookmark, condiments set, flatware, trophy cup Invincible Works, Tyseley, Birmingham
(registered Jun 1932)
Coventry Watch Manufacturing Society 1894..1896
(registered c1894)
Watch case Watch manufacturers, Bishop Street, Coventry


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
E J Clewley & Co (registered Apr 1907) Manufacturing jewellers, Vyse Street, Birmingham