Silver Makers' Marks - Chester Assay Office (W)

W& WA WB WC WD WE WF WG WH WI WJ WK WL WM WN WO WP WQ WR WS WT WU WV WW WX WY WZ

W&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

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White & Co (registered Mar 1883) Vyse Street, Birmingham
Wilsdorf & Davis (Hans Wilsdorf & Alfred James Davis) 1913
(registered Apr 1912)
Clock Watch makers & importers, Hatton Garden, London
Ward & Francis (Alfred Ward & William Francis) 1898..1902
(registered Mar 1898)
Watch case Case makers, Croft Road, Coventry
W & F Rabone (Walter Hayes Rabone & Frank Rabone) (registered Apr 1883) Frederick Street, Birmingham & Albion Street, Birmingham

Partnership dissolved 2 Apr 1918

White & Hawkins (registered Jun 1874) Legge Lane, Birmingham
Walker & Hall 1901..1913
(registered Oct 1901)
Ash tray, box, brush, candlestick, card case, caster, cigar & cigarette cases, coffee pot, condiments set, dish, napkin ring, salt, salver, sauce boat, sovereign case, spoon, tea service, tray, vase Electro Works, Howard Street, Sheffield
1921..1940
(registered May 1916)
W & H Ltd (registered c1913) This mark listed as "unidentified" in Chester Compendium
White & Reynolds 1902..1906
(registered Aug 1899)
Pendant, scent bottle Frank Reynolds & William Alfred White trading as White & Reynolds, Vyse Street, Birmingham; subsequently Northampton Street, Birmingham
West & Son 1905..1924
(registered Jun 1906)
Bowl, cigarette case, frame, tazza, tea service Grafton Street, Dublin
S Ward & Sons 1903
(registered Jan 1900)
Brooch, fob medal Hockley Street, Birmingham; later Branston Lane, Birmingham
1909..1911
(registered Feb 1910)
Wakely & Wheeler 1959..1962
(registered Jan 1954)
Dish, spoon Manufacturing silversmiths, Ganton Street, London W1




WA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Aitken 1890..1901
(registered Feb 1899)
Buckle, cigarette case, dish, flatware, frame, mug, mustard, napkin ring, salt, tea service, tray Vyse Street, Birmingham
1895..1898
(registered c1893)


(Note: Mark is W.A with sans-serif characters)
Walter Allen (registered Feb 1911) Pipe manufacturer & tobacconist, Cannon Street, Manchester; subsequently Thomas Street & Shudehill, Manchester

A similar mark with serif characters registered Nov 1895


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William Adams Ltd (registered c1917) Barr Street, Birmingham
William Ambrose Emerson 1908
(registered May 1909)
Box Chancery Lane, London
William Alfred Massingham 1921
(registered Mar 1920)
Fob medal Northampton Street, Birmingham
W A Perry & Co Ltd (registered Mar 1952) Corporation Street, Birmingham




WB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Thomas Bullock 1892..1907
(registered c1888)
Watch case Case maker, Cherry Street, Coventry
William Bradbury 1903..1907
(registered Sep 1902)
Cigarette case, vesta Hockley Hill, Birmingham
William Bishop 1909
(registered Dec 1909)
Butt marker case R Windsor Bishop trading as William Bishop, silversmith & jeweller, London Street, Norwich, Norfolk
William Briggs & Co (registered Mar 1903) Andrew Street, Wicker, Sheffield
William Batt & Sons (registered Jun 1904) Sycamore Road, Sheffield
William Base & Sons 1926
(registered Jul 1926)
Flask Kenyon Street, Birmingham
Williams (Birmingham) Ltd (registered Sep 1911) Goodman Street, Birmingham
William Pearson Bonaston 1936
(registered Oct 1931)
Spoon "Machine insurance clerk", Royston Road, Liverpool
Ward Brothers 1897..1918
(registered Jun 1897)
Brooch, coffee service Branston Street, Birmingham
1944..1949




WC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Chinn 1886..1887
(registered c1886)
Watch case Case maker, Hill Street, Coventry
W C (unidentified) 1889
(registered c1888)
Watch case Register is missing
W Coulthard & Co 1904..1908
(registered Jul 1900)
Creamer, dish, spoon Northampton Street, Birmingham
W Coulthard Ltd 1909..1910
(registered Apr 1910)

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William Clarke & Son 1909..1921
(registered Mar 1910)
Brooch, buckle Vyse Street, Birmingham
William Cotton Bird 1890
(registered c1888)
Watch case Case maker, Norfolk Street, Coventry; subsequently Craven Street, Coventry
Coventry Watch Manufacturing Society (1894..1896)