Silver Makers' Marks - London Assay Office (F)

F/F& FA FB FC FD FE FF FG FH FI FJ FK FL FM FN FO FP FQ FR FS FT FU FV FW FX FY FZ

FD

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Frances Douglas 1837..1856
(registered Feb 1838)
Box, inkwell, spoon, vanity set jar tops
1865
(registered Jul 1843)
Frederick Dear 1839
(registered Jan 1839)
Teapot
Francis David Dexter 1842..1843
(registered Sep 1839)
Decanter label, teapot
F D 1928..1950 Conducter's baton
F Darton & Co 1908 Hygrometer case
Frederick Dendy Wray 1900..1913
(registered May 1900)
Ecclesiastical silver: bottle stopper, chalice, communion spoon, crucifix, paten, pyx box




FE

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Elkington & Co (Frederick Elkington) 1870..1885
(registered May 1869)
Goblet, ladle, salt, salver, tea & coffee service, tray, trophy cup Newhall Street, Birmingham
Frederick Edmonds 1892..1895
(registered Mar 1892)
Box, ruler
Frank Erratt 1896
(registered Jun 1880)
Fob medal
Frederick Edmonds & Edward J W Johnson 1890..1891
(registered Mar 1890)
Caddy spoon, jar lid, vesta
F E G 1945..1946 Napkin ring




FF

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Fleming Forester 1791
(registered Mar 1772)
Basket
Frederick Fox 1852
(registered Aug 1852)
Spoon
Frederick Francis 1853
(registered Jun 1852)
Communion set, salt In business on his own from 1852 to 1854 (see THF over FF)
Frank Finley Clarkson 1915, 1942..1944
(registered Nov 1902)
Box, lighter, napkin ring, spoon Market Place, Northallerton, Yorkshire

Stamped [1915] "G F Clarkson, Northallerton"

1937..1952
Waltham Watch Company (Frederick Francis Seeland) (registered Nov 1875) Waltham Buildings, Holborn Circus, London

Seeland was the Assistant Manager of the Waltham Watch Co. This mark registered before the AB mark of Alfred Bedford (q.v.).

A similar mark, but with no stops, registered Dec 1875:
FFS

Frankfeld Frères (Louis Frankfeld) 1917
(registered Feb 1907)
Imported watch case Gold & silver case importers, Gracechurch Street, London
Fenton Brothers (Frank Fenton & Samuel Fenton) (registered Nov 1883) South Moor Works, Earl Street, Sheffield




FG

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Francis Godwin 1897 Buckle
(registered Apr 1897)
F G 1933..1934 Box
Greenwood & Harris Ltd 1949..1950 Candlestick, chalice Church metalworkers, Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4

Greenwood & Harris Ltd appear in telephone directories 1948-1951 only





FH

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
Francis Harache c1738
(registered Feb 1738)
Box, tongs The second mark, FH crowned, incuse, is not shown by Grimwade but is almost certainly the mark which Harache would have entered in the now missing 1739-1758 Smallworkers' Register
c1740
Francis Higgins II 1817..1871
(registered Oct 1817)
Flatware
1820..1830
1874..1879
(registered Oct 1869)
The Portland Co (Francis Higgins III) 1859..1862
(registered Aug 1859)
Flatware
Francis Higgins III 1879..1906
(registered May 1880)
Flatware, purse
Francis Higgins & Sons Ltd 1936..1939 Flatware, medallion
Frederick Holberg 1896
(registered Sep 1898)
Imported spoon

(image courtesy of Mark Ashcroft)
Hewson & Williams (Frederick Hewson) 1898
(registered Jun 1886)
Cigar rest & ash tray
Frederick William Hentsch 1913..1927
(registered Jul 1911)
Box, clock Similar marks registered by:
  • Frederick Hewson (Jun 1886)
  • Frederick Haberling (Mar 1887)
F H 1926..1944 Bowl, spoon A similar mark, but with 2 stops, registered May 1911 by Fernand Hauville, "manufacturer's agent", St Mary Axe, London EC:
F H 1977 Ingot pendant
Francis Howard Ltd 2006..2012 Frame, novelty back scratcher Trafalgar Street, Sheffield
Francis Higgins & Son Ltd 1912..1932
(registered Jul 1909)
Flatware
Hennell, Frazer & Haws (1966..1969)
Hennell, Frazer & Haws (1978..1990)
Frank Hyams Ltd 1905
(registered May 1903)
New Zealand jade-handled fork Princes Street, Dunedin, NZ & Bond Street, London
F H Ltd 1946 Cigarette case
F H R 1973 Goblet
Frederick Henry Weare 1899
(registered Apr 1880)
Letter opener




FI

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
F I 1992..1998 Buckle, buttonhole holder
Fattorini & Sons Ltd (1911)