Silver Makers' Marks - Glasgow Assay Office (A to F)

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A

AA AC AD AG AK AL AM AR AS AT

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Angell & Fletcher (registered Aug 1956) Arthur Robert Angell & Murdoch Campbell Fletcher trading as Angell & Fletcher, silversmiths, Glasgow & Paisley
A & R Stewart 1836
(first mentioned in Glasgow records 1836)
Spoon Note: the illustration of Stewarts' mark on the Edinburgh Incorporation of Goldsmiths site shows a stop between R and S and an ampersand which is only half the height of the letters.
Aird & Thomson 1866..1869, 1900..1910
(registered 1867)
Bowl, decanter label, spoon, tea service Jewellers & silversmiths, Buchanan Street, Glasgow
1871..1886
(registered 1867)
Aird, Thomson & McKeller 1919
A A 1832 Spoon
Andrew Allison 1852..1869 Spoon
Alexander Campbell 1810
Alexander Coghill 1837..1856 Flatware

(image courtesy of David Mercer)
A C 1849..1869 Flatware Possibly Alexander Coghill
A D 1889 Fob medal

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
A D Hamilton 1903 Fob medal
Arthur George Rendell 1917 Imported watch case Clerkenwell Road, London
A K 1835 Ladle
Alexander Lucas 1845 Box
A L Boston 1899 Fob medal Argyll Arcade, Glasgow
A L T 1844 Spoon
Alexander Mitchell 1833..1839 Flatware
A M & Co 1872 Tongs
Alexander McDonald 1847..1864 Flatware, medal, presentation trowel
A McM 1851..1860 Flatware
Alexander Ritchie 1911..1933 Iona silver: brooch, napkin ring, paper knife, spoon Ritchie died in 1941
1926..1932
Arthur Robert Angell 1952..1962 Box, flask, napkin ring Paisley

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
A & R Stewart (probably) 1837 Spoon Attribution to Stewarts follows Jackson, but Jackson's date is later than 1837
A Sterling 1830..1833 Flatware Also attributed to Alexander Stewart of Inverness
Aird, Thomson & McKeller (1919)
Andrew Taylor & Son 1898 Teapot
Alexander Taylor Reid St Andrews, Scotland




B

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Barker Brothers Silver Ltd 1930..1938 Lighter Constitution Hill, Birmingham
Berry Parkhill c1780 Spoon

(image courtesy of Keith Saville)
Buchanan 1856 Spoon Probably a retailer's mark but no associated maker's mark seen on the 1856 spoon




C

CB CH CW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W H Collins & Co 1911..1915 Gold locket Manufacturing jewellers, Rookery Road, Handsworth, Birmingham
Charles Bryson 1836 Spoon
Cook, Holland & Co (registered May 1972) Alfred James Holland & William Frank Cook trading as Cook, Holland & Co, Vyse Street, Birmingham
C W Fletcher & Son Ltd (Charles William Fletcher) 1914 Spoon Sterling Works, Bramhall Lane, Sheffield




D

DA DB DC DD DE DF DH DM DO DR DS DT DW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Davis, Duff & Son Ltd
Duff & Millar 1859..1891 Spoon
D & R 1917..1918 Imported watch case
Davis & Son 1863..1867 Spoon
Duncan & Scobbie 1946 Spoon St Vincent Street, Glasgow
David Aitken 1905
(registered c1905)
Egg cup & spoon christening set, quaich, vase Silversmith, Ely Place, Holborn, London EC
D B 1849 Spoon A similar mark with stop between letters registered by D Buchanan (no date available but 19th century)
Hamish Dawson-Bowman 1949 Iona caddy spoon Founder of Celtic Art Industries
Dowie, Bryan & Scott (James K Dowie, Fred Bryan & John S Scott) 1945
(registered Apr 1936)
Napkin ring Manufacturing jewellers, Michell Street, Glasgow
David Crichton Rait 1827..1862 Claret jug, condiments set, decanter label, flatware, medal Buchanan Street, Glasgow
1837
1864
1881
D C Rait & Sons 1894
(registered c1880)
Davis, Duff & Son Ltd (registered Jan 1935) Silversmiths, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
George Edward & Sons (David & George Edward) 1892..1919 Bowl, buckle, decanter label, dish, fork, medal, napkin ring, salt, souvenir spoon, tazza;
imported items: bowl, fork
Buchanan Street, Glasgow

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
1900..1903
Duncan Ferguson 1868..1871 Napkin ring, spoon, tongs
David F Turnbull 1894..1897 Fob medal
Davidson, Henderson & Sorley 1930..1942 Napkin ring, quaich, spoon & tong set Buchanan St, Glasgow
D M 1820 Fish slice
David McDonald 1820..1834 Decanter label, ladle, spoon, tongs
1842
1844

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
David Dow Argyle Street, Glasgow
Daniel Robertson 1833..1856 Flatware (or Daniel Robinson of Perth)
Daniel Robertson & Co 1860..1863 Flatware
Daniel Sutherland 1833 Tongs
David Taylor 1860..1880 Spoon, tongs
D T 1896 Tongs
David W Hislop 1896 Spoon Argyle Arcade, Glasgow

(image courtesy of www.20thcenturysilver.co.uk)
David William Harkison (registered 1960) Glasgow

Transferred registration to Edinburgh on closure of the Assay Office





E

EB EV

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Elkington & Co Ltd 1910..1911 Flatware Newhall Street, Birmingham
Edward & Sons 1923..1936 Dish, flatware, quaich, salver, spoon, tazza, teapot Buchanan Street, Glasgow
1937..1952
Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd (registered 1957) Hatton Garden, London
Viner's Ltd (Emile Viener / Viner) 1935
(registered Nov 1935)
Spoon (from set showing all assay office marks) Bath Street, later Broomhall Street, Sheffield

Viener changed his name to Viner in the 1920s





F

FB FH FR FS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Falconer & Brown (Harry Falconer & Joseph Brown) 1926 Bowl
Finlay & Field 1844..1855 Flatware
F B Reynolds 1926..1929 Imported cigarette case
Francis Howard Ltd 1900..1986 Napkin ring, spoon Trafalgar Street, Sheffield
Fenton, Russell & Co Ltd 1925 Tea service George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
Frederick S Russell 1927 Napkin ring Jeweller & manufacturing goldsmith, Argyle Arcade, Glasgow

Other variants of this mark also registered