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

WJ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Jee 1868..1883
(registered Jan 1867)
Watch case Case maker, Hertford Place, The Butts, Coventry; subsequently Norfolk Street, Coventry
William Henry Johnson (registered Oct 1905) Clifford Street, Birmingham
W Johnson & Sons (registered May 1912)
(registered May 1912)
William James Dingley (registered c1887) Warstone Lane, Birmingham
William J Holmes

William J Holmes Ltd (after c1938)

(registered Jun 1902) Hockley Hill, Birmingham

Note: This mark also used by F Hutchinson & Co (William John Hutchinson), Furnival Street, London (registered May 1899)

(registered Jun 1938) Hockley Hill, Birmingham
William Jackson Johnston

W H Johnston & Sons

1922..1926
(registered Feb 1903)
Creamer, spoon Fisher Street, Carlisle

Mark originally registered in the sole name of W J Johnston; from 1918 registration is by William Jackson Johnston & William Harold Johnston trading as W H Johnston & Sons.

William John Pellow

W J Pellow Ltd (after 1952)

1898..1937
(registered Nov 1898)
Fob medal, locket Hylton Street, Birmingham
1938
1947
(registered Nov 1947)
1959
(registered Mar 1952)
W J Myatt & Co 1900
(registered Nov 1898)
Decanter Caroline Street, Birmingham
William Joseph Spencer (registered Apr 1897) Case maker, Hockley Hill, Birmingham




WL

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W L 1843 Watch case "Unidentified" in Chester Register
William Lewis (registered Mar 1907) Rosebury Avenue, London & Northampton Street, Birmingham

(image courtesy of Dave Koncher)
William Locke & Co (registered Sep 1898) James G Parkes & Henry Loveridge trading as William Locke & Co, Hockley Hill, Birmingham

Also a mark with sans-serif characters registered Feb 1903:
W.L&C o

William Lister & Sons (registered Oct 1929) Northumberland Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
W Coulthard Ltd (1909)

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
Walter Louis Manton 1922..1933
(registered Aug 1919)
Fob medal Benton Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham
1922..1933
(registered Jun 1920)




WM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Maddock
or
William Mercer
1828 Watch case William Maddock, goldsmith & watchcase maker, Sawney Noke Street, Liverpool

William Mercer, watch & watchcase manufacturer, Moorfields, Liverpool

William Matthews 1893..1900
(registered c1887)
Watch case Case maker, Norfolk Street, Coventry
William Manton 1902..1904
(registered Nov 1895)
Folding scissors, posy vase, stamp case Vyse Street, Birmingham
Wilmot Manufacturing Co (registered Jun 1912) Camden Street, Birmingham
Coventry Watch Manufacturing Society (1894..1896)




WN

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Naul Case maker, Albion Street, Coventry

Registration date unsure due to missing register, but between 1841 and 1863

William Neale

William Neale & Sons (from c1896)

William Neale & Son Ltd (from 1909)

1888..1908
(registered Sep 1882)
Bowl, buckle, card case, cigarette case, condiments set, dish, dressing table set, flask, frame, napkin ring, tray, vesta Warstone Lane, Birmingham; subsequently Cox Street, St Paul's, Birmingham
(registered c1894)
1899
(registered Mar 1900)
(registered Jan 1912)
1937
(registered Sep 1924)
William Neal 1897
(registered Apr 1899)
Watch case Case maker, Allesley Old Road, Coventry
W & G Neal (registered Jun 1896) George Neal & George Arthur Neal trading as W & G Neal, Skinner Street, Clerkenwell, London




WO

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Osborn

W Osborn Ltd

(registered c1889 & Aug 1932) Northampton Street, Birmingham
William Oliver (registered Mar 1895) Tenby Street, Birmingham
William Oakley Davies (registered Jun 1896) Warstone Parade, Birmingham