Silver Makers' Marks - Edinburgh Assay Office (A)

AA AC AD AE AF AG AH AI AJ AK AL AM AP AR AS AT AU AW AZ

A&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Angell & Fletcher 1982
(registered Jan 1965)
Toy cradle Arthur Robert Angell & Murdoch Campbell Fletcher trading as Angell & Fletcher, silversmiths, Glasgow & Paisley
A & G Cairncross Ltd 1968..1972
(registered c1937)
Quaich, tastevin John Street, Perth
1998
(registered 1992)
Alexander & John Smith 1959 Napkin ring Aberdeen
Aitchison & Son 1775 Spoon




AA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Alexander Aitchison II 1775 Spoon Working dates 1770-1807




AB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Adam Burgess 1836..1841 Flatware Dumfries

Worked from c1834 to 1844.

A Brown 1876 Spoon




AC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A C 1809 Spoon
Alexander Cameron 1816..1822 Flatware Dundee




AD

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Andrew Davidson 1836 Flatware Arbroath
1841..1861




AE

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Alexander Edmonstoun II (possibly) 1805 Spoon Edmonstoun's working dates 1779-1816
Alexander Edmonstoun III 1808..1824 Dish ring, salver, spoon, teapot Edmonstoun's working dates 1807-1851. Mark seen with T Bartie's retailer mark (1824)
Adam Elder (probably) 1826..1831 Decanter label, flatware Seen with Howden & Co (1829, 1830), Robert Morton (1829), T Bartie (1827), J & W Marshall (1831)

Elder died 7 May 1829 and his company continued as Elder & Co (note similarity of this punch shape to that of E&Co)





AF

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A F 1880 Cup




AG

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Alexander Gardner 1763..1798 Candlestick, saucepan, spoon
1773..1787
Asprey & Garrard 2000 Goblet New Bond Street, London W1

Asprey and Garrard merged in 1998 and de-merged in 2002

Alex Graham & Co 1794..1798 Spoon

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
Audrey Grace Connelly 1978..2000
(registered Jan 1967)
Spoon
Arthur George Rendell 1927
(registered Aug 1926)
Imported watch case Clerkenwell Road, London
A G Whighton 1835..1859 Spoon




AH

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Alexander Henderson 1795..1812 Flatware
1813..1824 This mark seen with the marks of JG (1818), WH (1819), J W Howden & Co (1813-22) & J Hay (1823-24)
A Hill & Co (Birmingham) Ltd 1968
(registered Mar 1969)
Brooch Also known as A Hill & Co (Scotland) Ltd with "Scottish works" at Coldstream, Berwickshire

Ceased trading 2006

2001
(registered May 1995)
Alan Hodgkinson 1985




AI

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Alexander Aitchison I 1751 Spoon




AJ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Artform Jewellery (registered Oct 1999; lapsed 2009) Eldon Street, Sheffield
Anthony John Hope 1977..1980 Box Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
A J K 1991..1993 Bowl A similar mark seen with Birmingham hallmarks
Salen Silver (Angus John Milne) 1990..1996
(registered Oct 1986)
Brooch, spoon Isle of Mull




AK

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Adrian K A Hope 1994..2004 Spoon Stobo, Peebles, Scottish Borders

Web site





AL

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Asprey & Co Ltd 2003 Tray mount Jewellers, gold & silversmiths & retailers, London




AM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A M 1813 Watch case
A M 1811..1817 Ladle, spoon Probably a retailer's mark; seen with John Zeigler's mark (1817)
A M 1824..1828 Salver, spoon, teapot Possibly either Adam Mossman or Alexander Mitchell

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
A & R Murray Ltd (Alison & Roy Murray) 1977
(registered Dec 1970)
Paper knife Balbirnie Craft Centre, Glenrothes, Fife & Edinburgh
A M & Co 1837..1848 Flatware "Unidentified" by Edinburgh Incorporation of Goldsmiths
A M & Co 1854 Tongs
Alexander Mitchell & Son 1833 Spoon
Angus McDonald I (probably) 1804 Spoon McDonald was a Glasgow silversmith described as a watchcase maker; working dates 1783-1825
A McL 1823 Butter knife Possibly Alexander McLeod of Inverness
A McM 1853 Spoon
Ailsa Anne McNicol (registered 1976, re-registered 1986, 1996) Pendant Corrie, Isle of Arran




AP

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A P c1810 Spoon




AR

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A R 1810 Spoon
Alexander Rollo (possibly) 1810..1814 Flatware Dundee
Alison Roberts 1968 Spoon Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland; also Ponteland, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Northumberland
Arthur Robert Angell 1960..1974
(registered Aug 1960)
Box, cup, dish, napkin ring, quaich, spoon, trophy Paisley

(image courtesy of www.20thcenturysilver.co.uk)
Alan R Baillie 1997 Stilton scoop Culloden, Inverness, Scotland

Web site





AS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Alexander Spence (probably) 1784..1797 Basket, creamer, spoon, sucrier
Alexander Spence 1809..1831 Flatware
Argyll Silver 2000..2003 Candlestick, clock, egg cup, thimble




AT

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Alexander Taylor Reid 1949..1970
(registered 1929)
Bookmark, caddy spoon, novelty cocktail stick St Andrews, Scotland




AU

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Archibald Ure 1736..1739 (as Assay Master) Assay Master 1730-1739
John Austen 1812 Flatware Seen overstamped on another mark. Note: John Austen's earliest mention in Dundee records is 1824 [ref: Jackson]

John Austen was also in partnership with J Cochrane (see C&A mark)

1829..1830




AW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Andrew Wilkie 1811..1837 Decanter label, flatware, urn First mark seen with the marks of H&M Strain (1814), R Morton (1817, 1824), GB (1817), JG (1821), J&W Marshall (1821), J Hay (1824-26); second mark seen with J Howden & Co (1828)

Wilkie died in 1862

1828..1843
T A Henn & Son Ltd (Alan Wesley Henn) 1987..1988
(registered Aug 1987, lapsed 1997)
"Glenlivet Whisky" decanter label, pepperette Retail jeweller & silversmith, Park Crescent & Princess Street, Wolverhampton




AZ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Alexander Zeigler 1784..1802 Spoon