Silver Makers' Marks - Exeter Assay Office (R to Z)

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R

RA RF RI RJ RO RW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Edward Ramsey 1840..1859 Spoon Plymouth
Richard Freeman 1729..1759
(registered 1720)
Mug, spoon Plymouth
c1750
Richard Ferris 1789..1810 Creamer, flatware Exeter
Edmond Richards 1709 Bowl, cup, spoon Exeter
Richard Jenkins 1794..1804 Spoon Exeter (first mentioned in Exeter records 1764, died 1807)
R K Olver 1825..1828 Spoon Plymouth

First mentioned in Exeter records 1825, latest mention 1831

Robert Williams 1833..1864 Flatware Bristol

Mark also seen without pellet (1850)

1841..1844
Robert Williams & Sons (Robert, James & Josiah Williams) 1845..1852 Flatware, teapot Bristol
1849..1852
1850




S

SE SG SH SL SW SY

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Francis or Henry Servant 1717 Spoon Bideford / Barnstaple
Samuel Granville? 1842 Spoon Attribution by Miles Harrison in "Exeter & West Country Silver"

Plymouth

Simon Harris 1813..1815 Spoon Plymouth Dock

Mentioned in Exeter records 1811 to 1815

Simon Levy 1818..1828 Flatware, teapot Exeter

Mentioned in Exeter records 1818 to 1832

Edward Sweet 1710 Spoon Dunster, Somerset

Mentioned in Exeter records 1702-1720. Died 1737


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Pentecost Symonds 1718 Teapot Plymouth




T

TB TE TF TS TW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Byne 1839..1858 Spoon, tongs Mint Lane, Exeter

Mentioned in Exeter records 1825 to 1860

Thomas Eustace 1779..1785 Flatware
1785
Thomas Farr 1819..1821 Fork Bristol

Mentioned in Exeter records 1816

Thomas Hart Stone 1863..1871 Flatware Exeter

Mentioned in Exeter records 1861 to 1873, died 1873

Thomas Welch 1835 Spoon Exeter

Mentioned in Exeter records 1827 to 1836





W

WH WP WR WS WW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Hope 1816..1828 Flatware Plymouth Dock

Mentioned in Exeter records 1816 to 1833

William Henry Lamport 1829..1836 Spoon Lamport's name does not appear in Exeter records, but he is recorded as a silversmith at Whimple Street, Plymouth
William Harris Rowe 1833..1839 Ladle Devonport

Mentioned in Exeter records 1836 to 1849

William Parry 1746..1750 Mug Plymouth

First mention in Exeter records 1743, died 1756

William Pearce c1790 Spoon Plymouth

Mentioned in Exeter records 1774 to 1797, died 1806

Mark shown in Jackson for William Pearce has a pellet:
W·P

William Pearce 1821 Spoon Attributed to William Pearce, but dated 15 years after his death - may be a son of the same name
William Pope 1834..1853 Flatware Plymouth

Mentioned in Exeter records 1830 to 1882

William Rawlings Sobey 1813..1851 Flatware Queen Street, Exeter

Mentioned in Exeter records 1831 to 1852, died 1852

1833..1847
1836..1856
1846
William Sweet 1830..1832 Spoon Exeter

Mentioned in Exeter records 1833 only

William Welch II 1806..1813 Flatware Exeter

Mentioned in Exeter records 1801 to 1820s

1811..1825
William Woodman 1818..1832 Flatware, teapot Bristol

Mentioned in Exeter records 1818 to 1838

1830..1836
William Welch II & William Parsons 1800 Spoon