Silver Makers' Marks - Chester Assay Office (J)

J& JA JB JC JD JE JF JG JH JI JJ JK JL JM JN JO JP JQ JR JS JT JU JV JW JX JY JZ

JL

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
John Lowe

Lowe & Sons (from 1864)

1852 Creamer, flatware Bridge Street Row, Chester
1855..1878
1881..1884
John Lecomber

J & E Lecomber (from c1882)

1877
(registered Aug 1872)
Watch case Watch manufacturer, Derby Road, Liverpool; then Slater Street, Liverpool; then Mount Street, Liverpool
Joseph Lyddiatt 1908..1930
(registered Nov 1906)
Fob medal, napkin ring Monument Road, Birmingham; subsequently Hockley Hill, Birmingham
Lowe & Sons 1906..1909
(registered Oct 1896)
Spoon, sucrier John Foulkes Lowe & George Bennett Lowe trading as Lowe & Sons, Bridge Street Row, Chester
Lowe & Sons 1962
(registered Jun 1962)
Cup, decanter label, dish, letter opener, mug, napkin ring John ffoulkes Lowe & Miss Margaret Joyce Lowe trading as Lowe & Sons, Bridge Street Row, Chester
Joseph Lewis Samuel 1833 Watch case Case maker, Liverpool




JM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
John Manger 1880
(registered Feb 1879)
Watch case Case maker, Holborn Circus, London
Frederick Mantle 1900
(registered Aug 1899)
Button Manufacturing jeweller, Warstone Lane, Birmingham

Previously (from 1883) John Mantle and subsequently (1909) J Mantle & Sons

Joseph Moore 1901
(registered c1892)
Watch case Case maker, Spon End, Coventry
Joseph Moore (registered Jul 1909) J E Moore & Frank Moore trading as Joseph Moore, die sinkers & medallists, Petsford Street, Birmingham
Phyllis Joan Moss 1949
(registered Jul 1939)
Goblet Silversmith, Beaufort Road, Brooklands, Cheshire
John Millward Banks 1893..1921
(registered Nov 1882)
Card case, cigarette case, cigarette holder case, condiments, flatware, napkin ring, souvenir spoon, tea service, vesta Northampton Street, Birmingham.

Banks died in 1911 - the business was continued by his son until c1926

Banks's mark often seen with his flower trademark:

(registration date not noted)
1898..1907
(registered Jul 1898)
James McKnight 1894..1908
(registered Aug 1894)
Watch case Case maker, Norfolk Street, Coventry




JN

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
James Neale 1873..1883
(registered c1860)
Watch case Case maker, Ryley Street & Hill Street, Coventry

A similar incuse mark but with stop (J.N) registered by J Newsome, case maker, Coventry, c1886

J N Kuhn & Co (registered Sep 1907) Manufacturers & importers of fancy goods, Shaftesbury Avenue, London
J N M 1896 Cruet, frame, salt Possibly John Newton Mappin; cf Mappin's London JNM marks; also cf very similar Birmingham mark




JP

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
J P (unidentified) 1829 Watch case Mark shown in Chester Register as Unidentified
Joseph Penlington

or

John Parsonage

1830 Watch case Watch & watch case maker, Richmond Row, Liverpool
Watch manufacturer, Church Street, Liverpool; (from c1840) St George's Crescent, Liverpool
Joseph Paul 1944
(registered Jan 1944)
Cigarette case Jewellery manufacturers, Spencer Street, Birmingham
John Pound & Co (registered Sep 1899) Leadenhall Street, London, Piccadilly, London & Strand, London
John Pairman & Sons 1928
(registered Dec 1925)
William Watson Pairman trading as John Pairman & Sons, jewellers, Cardiff, Swansea & Bristol
John Purser & Sons Ltd (registered Mar 1936) Commercial Road, Portsmouth
John Price Hunt (registered Mar 1883) Manufacturing jeweller, Warstone Lane, Birmingham




JR

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
James Richardson 1878..1885
(registered Jul 1875)
Watch case Watch & watch case manufacturer, Holyhead Road, Coventry
Rotherham & Sons (John Rotherham) (registered c1887) Watch & watch case manufacturers, Spon Street, Coventry
John Ross 1897
(registered May 1896)
Wallet mounts Purse & Pocket book maker, Colebrook Row, Islington, London
John Round & Son Ltd (Joseph Ridge) 1908..1910
(registered Mar 1907)
Basket, box, sucrier, toast rack Tudor Works, Sheffield
1910
(registered Mar 1907)

(image courtesy of Steve Millard)
James Reid & Brothers (registered c1891) Watch case Watchmakers, Chester Street, Coventry

Cameo mark is not shown in the Chester Register and the incuse mark is unattributed, but both marks have been seen on watch cases containing movements signed by James Reid & Bros

1892..1903
Jay, Richard Attenborough Co Ltd 1905..1940
(registered Sep 1905)
Bowl, box, cigarette case, condiments, cup, mug, napkin ring, pincushion, spoon, trophy cup Oxford Street, London
John Richard Davies 1912..1914
(registered Oct 1912)
Salt, tongs Waverley Terrace, Newton, Chester




JS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
John Sutter 1835..1857 Flatware Liverpool
Joseph Sharpe 1872..1873
(registration date not recorded, but probably c1859)
Watch case Case maker at various addresses in Coventry

A very similar mark to the second one here registered Jan 1865 by John Stuart trading as H Stuart & Co, case makers, Hope Street, Liverpool.

1873..1884
(registered c1860)
John Silverston (registered May 1897) Summer Hill Terrace, Birmingham; subsequently Frederick Street, Birmingham
Joseph Smith & Sons (Birmingham) Ltd 1941..1957
(registered Aug 1937)
Bracelet Vittoria Street, Birmingham
John Satchwell & Co Ltd (registered Jul 1902) Station Street, Birmingham
J Sherwood & Sons (registered Apr 1899) Regent Works, Regent Street, Birmingham
(registered Apr 1899)

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
John S Pullinger (registered Jul 1901) Horse Fair, Birmingham
Joseph Samuel Wilday 1890..1899
(registered c1887)
Watch case Case maker, The Butts, Coventry
(registered c1892)