Silver Makers' Marks - Chester Assay Office (T)



Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Taylor & Hancock (registered Oct 1902) Roland James Taylor & Mortimer William Hancock trading as Taylor & Hancock, jewellers, Northampton Street, Birmingham
Thomason & Haseler Brothers 1910..1913
(registered Dec 1910)
Tongs Northwood Street, Birmingham
T & J Bragg Ltd (registered c1890) Vittoria Street, Birmingham
Thomas & Marshall (Horace Thomas & Walter Marshall) 1915
(registered Jan 1904)
Fob medal, vesta St Paul's Square & Frederick Street, Birmingham

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W H Tandy & Sons (registered Jun 1896 through to 1957) Vyse Street, Birmingham
E J Trevitt & Sons

E J Trevitt & Sons Ltd

(registered Jul 1900)
Box, card case, cigarette case, comb, compact, match book holder, napkin ring, purse, sovereign case, vanity jar top, vesta Manufacturing silversmiths, Augusta Street, Birmingham; subsequently Northampton Street, Birmingham
Turner & Somers (registered Oct 1931) Frederick Street, Birmingham; subsequently Tenby Street, Birmingham
Tongue & Walker (Arthur Charles Tongue & George Arthur Walker) (registered Mar 1905) Warstone Lane, Birmingham


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Armitt 1833..1834 Badge Chapel Street, Manchester
Thomas Able 1894..1901
(registered Aug 1894)
Bracelet, brooch, hair comb Jeweller, Tenby Street North, Birmingham
Thomas Able (probably) 1898..1899 Buckle, hair comb Mark not shown in Chester records (compare Able's registered mark above)
Thomas Edward Atkins
Reid & Sons (Thomas Arthur Reid, Francis James Langford & Christian Leopold Reid) 1902
(registered Sep 1901)
Watch case Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Bishton 1902
(registered Feb 1903)
Cigarette case Hockley Hill, Birmingham
Thomas Bradbury & Sons Ltd (registered Nov 1935) Arundel Street, Sheffield
Turnbull Bros (registered c1888) Northampton Street, Birmingham; subsequently Warstone Lane, Birmingham
Turner Brothers 1891..1916
(registered c1892)
Thimble Warstone Lane, Birmingham


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Cubbin 1835..1845 Watch case Case maker, Great King Street, Hockley, Birmingham
Thomas Cobb 1887 Watch case Case maker, Farringdon Road, London
Registered c1886
Thomas Cleaver Case maker, York Street, The Butts, Coventry
Registered c1886
Thomas Causer 1894
(registered c1888)
Watch case Case maker, Hill Street, Coventry
T C Gooding & Co (registered Aug 1903) Thomas Claud Gooding & Edward Rhymer Gooding trading as T C Gooding & Co, tobacconists, Farringdon Road, London


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Ducrow (registered Jan 1896) Vittoria Street, Birmingham
Thomas de la Rue & Co 1901
(registered Jan 1901)
Cased folding scissors Bunhill Row, London


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Thomas Edward Atkins (registered Jan 1908) St Paul's Square, Birmingham

N.B. Chester Compendium lists this maker as Thomas Edward Aitkin

Thomas Edgar Hughes 1942
(registered Dec 1939)
Comb holder, spoon Vyse Street, Birmingham

Similar cameo marks registered 1901 & 1947 by Thomas Edward Hughes

(registered Feb 1940)
Timothy Ellison & Henry Fishwick 1825..1837
(registered c1822)
Watch case Case makers, Tarleton Street, Liverpool
Thomas Edward Mannox (registered Nov 1896) Jeweller, Worcester Street, Birmingham


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Fattorini

Thomas Fattorini Ltd (after c1934)

(registered Aug 1896)
Watch case Trafalgar Medal Works, Regent Street, Birmingham; also: Skipton, Yorkshire, & Bolton, Lanacashire
(registered Jan 1914)


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Grove 1861..1862
(registered c1860)
Watch case Case maker, Wellington Street, Goswell Road, London
Gregor Turnbull Drummond
Thomas Gibson Poole 1900
(registered Nov 1900)
Watch case Jeweller, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Hill & Co 1883..1884
(registered Dec 1883)
Watch case Watch manufacturers, Chapel Fields, Coventry
Thomas Hayes 1899
(registered Apr 1895)
Tongs Spencer Street, Birmingham
Theodor Hartmann (registered Mar 1906) Importer of silverware, Paternoster Row, London EC
Thomas Helsby & Co 1822..1828 Watch case Case makers, Northampton Street, Liverpool
T H Bliss & Co (Thomas Herbert Bliss) (registered Sep 1929) "Masonic Outfitters & Jewellers", Kingsway, London WC2
Thomas Henry Rothwell (registered Nov 1907) Llanfairfechan, Caernarvonshire, Wales


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas James Boucher (registered Aug 1962) School of Silversmithing, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7

Born 1897, died 1988

Thomas Mercer & Sons 1889
(registered c1886)
Watch case Thomas James Mercer trading as T Mercer & Sons, watch manufacturers & jewellers, Hertford Place, Coventry
T J Paris 1875 Presentation model lifeboat This mark apparently not registered at Chester.

"Successor to J Mayer", Lord Street, Liverpool

Thomas James Skelton 1909..1961
(registered Mar 1909)
Badge, cigarette case, fob medal, napkin ring, spoon Vyse Street, Birmingham

From 1937 (or before) company run by Percy John Skelton & Elicia Millicent Dadge (née Skelton)

Thomas Webb (probably) 1886..1887
(registered c1886)
Watch case Case maker, Craven Street, Coventry

Note: This mark attributed in the Compendium of Chester Gold & Silver Marks to Thomas Jones Watts, dressing case fittings maker, Leverington Street, London EC, but the attribution is apparently not definite. An identical mark registered at Birmingham Assay Office by Thomas Webb, case maker


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Tozer, Kernsley & Fisher (registered May 1906) Fenchurch Street, London


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Thomas Latham & Ernest Morton 1902..1905
(registered Feb 1904)
Claret jug, salt, salver, toast rack Vyse Street, Birmingham

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(registered Aug 1902)
Thomas Lyster Mott (subsequently T L Mott Ltd) (registered Jun 1923) Vyse Street, Birmingham

Note: the Compendium of Chester Gold & Silver Marks lists Mott as Thomas Lynton Mott

(registered Sep 1936)


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Mills 1889..1893
(registered Jun 1866)
Watch case Case maker, Cromwell Street, Chapel Fields, Coventry; subsequently Mount Street, Coventry
T M Taylor & Son (registered Sep 1909) Watchmakers, jewellers & opticians, High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
T Nightingale & Son (registered Dec 1911) Thomas & Frank Nightingale trading as T Nightingale & Son, jewellers & ring makers, Tenby Street, Birmingham


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Prime & Son 1885
(registered Jul 1882)
Spoon Northwood Street, Birmingham
Thomas Powell Bates 1874
(registered Jan 1875)
Watch case Watch manufacturer, Duke Street, Liverpool

A similar mark in an oval, but without stops, registered May 1864 and an incuse mark with stops registered Dec 1868

Bates died in 1876.

The Lancashire Watch Co Ltd (Thomas Peter Hewitt) 1893..1900
(registered c1892)
Watch case Prescot, Lancashire

Hewitt was the managing director of the Lancashire Watch Co

Also a non-incuse mark with serifs & stops registered May 1899:



Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Russell 1860
(registered c1860)
Watch case Watch & watch case manufacturer, Slater Street, Liverpool
Thomas R Russell & Co

Thomas Russell & Son (from 1901)

(registered Jan 1876)
(registered c1895)
Thomas Richard Arnott 1890..1901
(registered c1889)
Watch case Case maker, Chester Street, Coventry
(registered May 1894)


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Samuel Osborn (registered Jan 1921) Key Hill Drive, Hockley, Birmingham


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Thomas Walker
(registered c1830)
1835 Chamberstick Chester
Thomas Woolfield
(registered c1832)
Thomas Woolley 1873 Watch case Clockmaker & jeweller, Bridge Street Row, Chester
Thomas Wheeler 1877
(registered Mar 1877)
Watch case Watchmaker & jeweller, Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire
T Willis & Co (registered Feb 1881) Northampton Street, Birmingham
Travis, Wilson & Co Ltd 1962
(registered Jun 1953)
Spoon (from sets with all assay office marks) Clarence Works, Bath Street, Sheffield
Thomas W Dickson 1908
(registered Mar 1909)
Napkin ring Hockley Hill, Birmingham
Thomas William Lack (registered Apr 1928) Hatton Garden, London
T W L & Co 1933..1934 Fob medal Mark not shown in the Compendium of Chester Gold & Silver Marks - may be a retailer's mark. Note: mark also seen with Birmingham assay marks
Thomas William Martin (registered Sep 1928) Queens Road, Dalston, London E8