Silver Makers' Marks - Edinburgh Assay Office (W)

WA WB WC WD WE WF WG WH WI WJ WM WP WR WS WT WW

W&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William & Patrick Cunningham 1812..1826 Box, caster, decanter label, flatware, salver

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1818
Wilson & Sharp (Robert Wilson & Andrew Sharp)

subsequently Wilson & Sharp Ltd

1870..1871 Caddy spoon, fob medal, menu holder, quaich, spoon, tea caddy, teapot Princes Street, Edinburgh
1894..1895
1896..1928
(registered Oct 1901)
1905..1949
(registered Oct 1901)
1927
(registered Jul 1926)
(registered c1930)
1931..1935
Wakely & Wheeler 1971..1979
(registered Jan 1938)
Quaich, napkin ring Manufacturing silversmiths, Ganton Street, London W1




WA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Aytoun 1720..1748 Spoon
William Auld (probably) 1780, 1802..1814 Flatware or possibly William Allan
William Anderson & Sons 1916
(registered 1905)
Regimental badge Military tailors
W A Humphries Ltd (Walter Albert Humphries) (registered Apr 1964) Hockley Hill, Birmingham
W A Perry & Co Ltd (registered May 1951) Corporation Street, Birmingham
W A S 1995..1997 Caddy spoon
Watson 1816..1819 Spoon Retailer's mark (seen with Charles Dalgleish's maker's mark)




WB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Ward Brothers 1958..1964
(registered May 1958)
Bracelet, brooch, spoon (especially Iona-style souvenir items) Branston Street, Birmingham
1960..1962
(registered May 1958)
1961

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William B Taylor 1910 Walking cane handle Inverness




WC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W C 1790 Tray
William Constable 1807..1834 Flatware Clock & watch maker; goldsmith & jeweller, Dundee

Mark seen with the mark of John Zeigler (1807)

William Cunningham 1823..1842 Decanter label, flatware, plate, tea service This attribution (for first mark here) is from Jackson with a date of 1828-29, but Jackson shows a similar mark for 1863-64 attributed to William Crouch. Edinburgh Goldsmiths Incorporation attributes the mark to "W Crouch & Son [?]" but dates Crouch's first registration as 1847.
1837..1842
William Crouch & Son 1855 Spoon Gold & silversmiths, North Bridge, Edinburgh
1863..1870
William & Patrick Cunningham 1785..1788 Flatware

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W C S c1850 Decanter label Possibly William Clarke Shaw of Glasgow. This mark seen with duty mark and thistle only - no town mark.
W C S 1854 Tea service Possibly William Clarke Shaw of Glasgow




WD

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W D 1756 Spoon Possibly either William Davie or William Dempster.

This mark not listed by Edinburgh Incorporation of Goldsmiths

William Dempster 1756..1762 Bowl, salt, spoon
1763..1768
William Davie 1772..1784
(registered 1740)
Button, salver, spoon, tea caddy Working from 1740; died 1788
1779..1782
(registered 1740)
William Dunningham & Co 1898..1950 Bowl mount, brooch, napkin ring, spoon, tongs, vinaigrette Manufacturing jewellers & silversmiths, Diamond Street, Aberdeen
1935




WE

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W E 1825..1832 Flatware




WF

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Ferguson 1840 Spoon Elgin

Working dates 1828-1875. May be seen with Elgin mark:

William Forrest & Co 1829..1830 Ladle
William Fillan & Co 1829..1839 Spoon Aberdeen




WG

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Ged 1724 Spoon




WH

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Hannay (probably) 1809..1821 Flatware This mark seen with the marks of Alexander Henderson (1819) & J W Howden & Co (1819-1821)
William Hannay 1804..1810 Spoon Paisley
W H 1818..1820 Flatware This mark seen with the mark of J W Howden & Co (1820)
William Hardwick Hall 1967..1976
(registered Jun 1965)
Brooch, pendant Rothesay, Isle of Bute
W H Darby & Sons Ltd (registered Feb 1985) Birmingham

(image courtesy of Keith Saville)
William Hubert Rankin 1979
(registered Apr 1975)
Spoon "Amateur silversmith", Perth
Walter H Willson Ltd 1996 Medal Retail silversmith & goldsmith, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey




WI

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
(Robert?) Winter 1827..1828 Flatware Retailer's mark; seen with the mark of Peter Sutherland (1827)




WJ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Jamieson 1836..1837 Flatware
William James Fraser 1927..1938 Bookmark, caddy spoon, spoon, tongs, vesta Ballater
W J McDonald 1854..1863 Flatware, jar top




WM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Marshall

subsequently William Marshall & Son

1802..1821 Buckle, decanter label, flatware, napkin ring, tea service
1822..1866
1872..1895
William Moon 1860..1879 Flatware
W M 1872, 1881 Ladle, spoon
W M 1875 Spoon

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W M 1889 Napkin ring
William McMaster (probably) 1817 Ladle Greenock




WP

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Scott Peat 1824..1839 Flatware
William Henry Prout 1975..1989 Trophy Glasgow
William & Patrick Cunningham 1792..1813 Basket, coaster, decanter label, flatware, salver




WR

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Robertson 1790..1805
(registered 1789)
Cruet stand, flatware In partnership with William Dick 1796-1800 using a mark "D&R"

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William Robertson (probably) c1810 Spoon Both marks seen on the same set of spoons, none with date letter

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William Robb 1890 Flatware, medal, napkin ring Robb started in business in Kincardine O'Neil, Aberdeenshire for a short time and later moved to Ballater. He died in 1926.
1910..1926
Walker Crichton 1834..1866 Bowl, flatware, salt, tea service
Winifred Rose McConachie 1984
(registered Oct 1980)
Letter opener Nairn, Scotland




WS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W S (or S W) 1883 Flatware Seen with mark of Mackay, Cunningham & Co.

Edinburgh Incorporation of Goldsmiths suggests either S Williams or William Sturrock





WT

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Taylor 1760..1769
(registered 1753)
Sauce boat, spoon




WW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Whitecross 1834..1837 Spoon Aberdeen

Seen with "ABD"

Wakely & Wheeler (1971..1979)

(image courtesy of Mark Ashcroft)
William Wilson 2000
(registered May 1978)
Money clip Died 2010