Silver Makers' Marks - London Assay Office (H)

H& HA HB HC HD HE HF HG HH HI HJ HK HL HM HN HO HP HQ HR HS HT HU HV HW HX HY HZ

H&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
H & A 1992..1994 Box (some with import marks)
Hamilton & Co 1902
(registered Apr 1902)
Dressing table set Regent Street, London
Hamilton & Co
(of Calcutta)
1908..1917
(registered Nov 1908)
Box, caster, cigarette case, decanter label, dish, mustard, pepperette, salver, tea service Eastcheap, London & Calcutta, Delhi & Simla
1912..1936
H & Co 1913..1919 Imported purse Possibly Hayman & Co, "export merchants", Coleman Street, London E
Hendeles & Co 1913..1916
(registered Sep 1913)
Box, dish ring, goblet, spoon, sucrier, teapot
Heming & Co Ltd 1911..1953
(registered May 1912)
Caster, chalice, coffee pot, inkstand, mug, salt, tea service, trophy cup Conduit Street, London
Hall & Fitzgerald 1903
(registered Oct 1899)
Cane top Bristol
Hukin & Heath Ltd 1912..1938
(registered Dec 1909)
Decanter label, ladle
H & I 1934 Spoon Mark appears identical to an Edinburgh mark of Hamilton & Inches
Harman & Lambert 1963..1969 (registered 1953) Caster, dish, jug, mustard Goldsmiths, Silversmiths & Jewellers, New Bond Street, London W1

Successors to Harman & Co Ltd; seem to have gone out of business c1970

Hicklenton & Phillips Ltd (H G Hicklenton & S A Phillips) 1964..1973 Dish, napkin ring, novelty condiments Cheapside, London EC2 & Imperial Parade, Ludgate Circus, London EC4
Hunt & Roskell Ltd 1897
(registered Aug 1897)
Basket, fork, goblet, napkin ring, plate, salt, salver, tea service, tongs, wine funnel
1898..1938
(registered Mar 1901)
1996
H & R P 1985 Dish
Hart & Sons (registered Sep 1900, cancelled Apr 1901) Jar lid, vase rim, wallet mounts Fancy goods warehousemen, Goswell Road, London
1902..1914
(registered Feb 1902)
H & Sn 1927 Spoon A similar mark registered at Birmingham Assay Office by Harrison & Sons, High Row, Darlington
H & Sn 1927 Teapot
Hart & Whitaker c1910
(registered feb 1907)
Walking cane




HA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Pierre [Peter] Harache I 1699
(registered Apr 1697)
Spoon
Paul Hanet 1715
(registered Mar 1716)
Spoon
Henry Atkin (registered Nov 1843) Howard Street, Sheffield
Atkin Brothers 1879..1902
(registered Mar 1859)
Box, communion set, flask, flatware, mug, pepperette, salt Truro Works, Matilda Street, Sheffield

Marks registered by Harry Wright Atkin until 1905, and then by his son Harry Atkin

1898..1902
(registered Mar 1883)
1905..1935
(registered Mar 1905)
Harris Adelstein 1900
(registered Mar 1900)
Knife A very similar mark with larger letters registered by Adelstein Nov 1895
H A 1970 Goblet
Holland, Aldwinckle & Slater 1902..1906
(registered Jul 1902)
Decanter label, flatware, napkin ring, salt & spoon, tea service
1905..1919
(registered Oct 1905)
H A B 1965 Spoon
H A Crawshaw 1981 Butter knife Newbury, Berkshire

(image courtesy of www.20thcenturysilver.co.uk)
Happy Alethea Double 1979..1992 Caddy spoon, tongs
H over A E 1977 Souvenir spoon

Mark is (from left clockwise) H A E P
(image courtesy of www.coritani.com)
Hugh Arnett & Edward Pocock 1721..1727
(registered Jun 1720)
Spoon Flatware makers
H over A W 1941 Box




HB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
H B 1694 Porringer Described as "H B between two mullets" by Jackson
Henry Brind 1743..1766
(registered May 1742)
Mug, sauce boat, spoon, tankard
Henry Bailey 1757..1769 Dish cross, ink stand, skewer, spoon, tea caddy Mark not found in London registers. It may have been recorded in the lost 1739-1758 Smallworkers' Register or the 1758-1773 Largeworkers' Register.
1768..1769
(registered Jun 1750)
H B c1760 Tongs No date letter or assay office mark
H B 1773..1774 Watch case Mark not shown or described by Grimwade
Hester Bateman 1774..1784
(registered Apr 1761)
Basket, caster, flatware, jar mount, jug, mug, mustard, salt, salver, tankard, tea caddy, teapot, tray
1776..1790
(registered Jan 1771)
Henry Brockwell 1823
(registered Dec 1821)
Spoon
Horatio Bartlett 1824
(registered Apr 1823)
Watch case Case maker
Henry Buckland 1853..1867
(registered Jun 1857)
Watch case Case maker, Moat Street, Coventry; later Spon Street, Coventry

A similar incuse HB registered by Henry Bamford, case maker, Nov 1852

1869..1879
(registered Oct 1868)
Henry Bamford (registered Apr 1861 & 1863, 1869) Case maker, Myddleton Street, Clerkenwell, London
Harry Brasted 1896..1907
(registered Dec 1895)
Dish, note clip, pepperette, teapot
Henry Bourne 1896
(registered Mar 1896)
Silver & glass tea caddy Ludgate Hill, Birmingham

Henry Bourne retired, probably about 1899, and the business was continued by his son Henry Hutton Bourne until c1910.

Bladon & Co (Harry Bladon) 1915..1936
(registered Mar 1910)
Crucifix, masonic jewel Masonic jewellers & goldsmiths, Clerkenwell Road, London
H B 1958..1975 Caster, dish, jug, mustard, pepperette, salt, salver
H B 1977 Pendant
H B & S 1987..1990 Box, ink stand
J Batson & Son (Henry John Batson & Albert Edward Batson) 1896..1918
(registered Oct 1894)
Bookmark, box, cigar cutter, tazza, tongs Brewer Street, London
Horatio & George Elliott Bartlett 1832..1835
(registered Jul 1828)
Watch case Case makers, Smithfield Bars, London
H B Johnson & Co 1907..1913 Decanter label, pepperette, whisky noggin Silversmiths, Percival Street, Clerkenwell, London EC

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
1911
Hardy Brothers 1908..1939
(registered Apr 1905)
Bowl, cigarette case, salt Charterhouse Street & West Smithfield, London. Also in Sydney & Brisbane, Australia.
H S Benzie 1907, 1929..1939 Beaker, cigarette case, cup, flask, inkwell, menu holder, napkin ring, trophy cup Cowes, Isle of Wight
1923..1940

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
Harrison Brothers & Howson Ltd 1990..1993 Box, frame, letter opener, money clip, napkin ring, pepper mill, whistle The Chase, London SW4
1999..2003
2003..2010




HC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Henry Corry 1754
(registered Apr 1754 and also 1764)
Mug
Henry Chawner 1786..1796
(registered Nov 1786)
Basket, coffee pot, cruet, cup & cover, decanter label, flatware, ink stand, mustard, salt, salver, teacaddy, tea service, tray
1787..1796
(registered Aug 1787)
Harold Child 1901..1911
(registered Jun 1899)
Basket, bowl, box, frame, napkin ring, pepperette, salt shaker, vase
H C 1977 Ingot pendant
Hugh Crawshaw 2000 Bowl, inkwell & standish Trinity Street, Sheffield

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Charles Aldridge & Henry Green (1773..1785)
H C A T 1984 Spoon
H C B 1946 Letter opener
H G C (1963)
Henry Charles Freeman (registered Aug 1889) Basket, bowl, box, cigarette case, imported items (box, compact, cup holder, vesta), pepperette Hatton Garden, London
1902..1903
(registered Aug 1894)
H C Freeman & Co (Henry Charles Freeman) 1904..1911
(registered Mar 1895)
H C Freeman Ltd 1922..1937
1934..1947
(registered Jan 1915)
H C Freeman Ltd (probably) 1987 Decanter label Hatton Garden, London
Harrow College of Further Education 1982 Bowl
Henry Chawner & John Eames 1796..1797
(registered Aug 1796)
Chamberstick, covered dish, cup, mustard, tea caddy, tea service, wine funnel
Charles Johnston Hill (1881..1895)
Henry Charles Kerly (registered Dec 1888) Stick mounter, Powell Street, King Square, London EC