Silver Makers' Marks - London Assay Office (W)

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Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Cawdell (1586..1617)

(image courtesy of www.coritani.com)
William Cary 1642..1656
(free 1638)
Spoon
William Coles 1739..1745
(registered Aug 1724)
Creamer, ladle, mug
William Cripps 1748..1750
(registered Aug 1743)
Coffee pot, mug, plate, porringer, salver, spoon, tea caddy
1760
(registered Jul 1746)
1760..1763
(registered Nov 1751)
William Cafe 1758..1767
(registered Aug 1757)
Candlestick, chamberstick, ink stand, snuffer tray
W C 1766 Spoon
William Collings 1771..1775
(registered Aug 1771)
Candlestick, spoon, tankard
William Cattell 1775, 1783..1784
(registered Feb 1771)
Sauce boat, spoon A similar mark registered by William Crowder, Mar 1791

(image courtesy of Keith Saville)
William Champion 1792
(registered Apr 1789)
Spoon
William Chawner II 1816..1833
(registered Feb 1815)
Flatware, grape scissors, knife blade Spoon maker.

Died 20 March 1834 & succeeded by his widow Mary Chawner (see MC)

1819..1820
(registered Jan 1820)
William Collins 1832..1833
(registered Mar 1828)
Flatware, tea service Plate worker.

Note: this may also be an unrecorded mark of William Chawner II.

William Chandless 1832
(registered Sep 1832)
Spoon, tastevin
1858
(registered Nov 1841)
William Cooper 1845..1851
(registered Dec 1844)
Cruet, teapot
William Carter 1836..1855
(registered Jan 1833)
Watch case Case maker, Gateway Street, St Luke's, London
1856
(registered Nov 1855)
1860..1880
(registered Oct 1857)
William Chinn 1886
(registered May 1886)
Watch case Case maker, Hill Street, Coventry
William Comyns & Sons 1884
(registered Jan 1859)
Ash tray, basket, bowl, box, brush, button hook, candelabra, caster, chamberstick, claret jug, clock, coaster, coffee pot, cow creamer, cup & saucer, cup holder, decanter label, dish, dressing set, frame, goblet, matchbox holder, mug, napkin ring, salt, salver, skewer, spoon, table lighter, tastevin, tea caddy, tea service, toast rack, tray, vase, vesta Manufacturing silversmiths, Beak Street, London W1; subsequently (from c1957) Tower Street, London WC2
1888..1915
(registered Nov 1890)
William Comyns & Sons Ltd (Charles & Richard Comyns) 1916..1926
William Comyns & Sons Ltd (Richard Comyns) 1922..1990
William Richard Corke 1898..1899
(registered Feb 1899)
Purse mount
Comyns of London Ltd 1997 Clock, cow creamer Eastbury Road, London E6

Company formed 1993 as successors to William Comyns & Sons Ltd

2006
William Cotton Bird (registered Aug 1891) Case maker, Norfolk Street, Coventry; subsequently Craven Street, Coventry
Child & Child (Walter & Harold Child) 1888..1899
(registered Feb 1888)
Beaker, candlestick, decanter label, fork, mug, plate, spoon Seville Street, London SW
W C K 1993..1996 Box
William Charles Mansell 1909
(registered Apr 1909)
Letter opener
William Caleb Scott 1857..1860
(registered Apr 1856)
Watch case Case maker
1872..1879
(registered Mar 1863)
Thomas & William Chawner (1762..1767)




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Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Darker 1726
(registered Aug 1720)
Beaker, coffee pot

(image courtesy of www.waxantiques.com)
1732
(registered Apr 1731)
William Dyer 1873..1890
(registered Mar 1871)
Watch case Case maker
William Devenport (registered Jun 1900) Spencer Street, Birmingham; subsequently Northwood Street, Birmingham
W D 1980 Ingot pendant
W Drummond & Co 1924..1933 Bowl, caster, cigarette case, sauce boat Retailer, Melbourne, Australia
Walter Davies & Sons Ltd 1973..1978 Dish, spoon, tea service Jewellers, St Martin's Lane, London WC2
David Whyte & William Holmes (1760)
William Disney Barlow 1905..1907
(registered Mar 1905)
Candlestick, condiments, desk bell
James Hardy & Co (William Duncan Cooper) 1937..1938
(registered Nov 1904)
Tea service
William Davidson & Frederick Upton 1863..1866
(registered Sep 1863)
Flatware, napkin ring

(image courtesy of Keith Saville)
1864
(registered Jan 1864)
William & John Deane (1763..1764)
Ward Smith 1897
(registered Apr 1893)
Book mark




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Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Samuel Welder 1720..1721
(registered Sep 1717)
Caster
Robert Eley 1794
(registered Mar 1790)
Flatware Spoon maker
William Eley I 1795..1796 Flatware Unregistered mark. Also a rectangular mark registered Nov 1778 & 1785:
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William Eaton 1804..1830 Coffee pot, flatware, salt, tureen, vinaigrette Bucklemaker (may be a different William Eaton to the plateworker)
(registered Mar 1781 & 1786, 1801)

Plateworker
(registered May 1813 & 1825)

A mark with pellet registered May 1813

William Edwards Smallworker
(registered Dec 1800 & 1809)

See below for mark with pellet registered Apr 1823

William Ellerby Smallworker
(registered Apr 1804)
William Esterbrook Spoonmaker
(registered Nov 1817 & 1824)

A mark with pellet registered Sep 1834

William Eley II Plateworker
(registered Jun 1826)
William Ellerby 1810..1815
(registered Aug 1810)
Caddy spoon, decanter label Also a mark in a bevelled corner box registered Jun 1802:
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and a mark without pellet Apr 1804
William Elliott 1817
(registered Sep 1813)
Salt Attribution not certain; this could be a rare non-flatware mark of William Eaton, but the punch shape matches the pelleted marks of neither Eaton nor Elliott as illustrated by Grimwade.
William Eaton 1823..1828
(registered Mar 1824)
Flatware Flatware specialist; also registered a mark with pellet between letters May 1813
1829..1844
(registered Sep 1828)
William Edwards 1823..1824
(registered Apr 1823)
Box, decanter label
William Eley II 1825..1828
(registered Jan 1825)
Bowl, coffee pot, salver, teapot
W E 1827 Knife
William Edwards 1869..1876
(registered Jun 1868)
Bowl, cup, spoon
William Evans 1869..1894
(registered Aug 1864)
Bowl, jug, knife rest, mug, mustard, napkin ring, salt & spoon, toast rack
William Ehrhardt; subsequently William Ehrhardt Ltd (registered Jul 1892) Watch Manufacturers, Time Works, Barr Street, Hockley, Birmingham
W E B 1935..1937 Caddy spoon, coffee pot, forks, quaich, salt, tea strainer
William, Charles & Henry Eley 1824
(registered Jul 1824)
Flatware Probably only 1824
William Eley I & George Pierrepoint 1778
(registered Nov 1777)
Spoons
Wahl Eversharp Co Ltd 1932..1939 Pencil Great Portland Street, London W1

(image courtesy of Dave Koncher)
1933
William Edward Dibley 1893
(registered Feb 1894)
Thimble case Gerrard Street, London W
W E Hill & Co 1904..1907
(registered Jul 1904)
Creamer, cup, spoon
Walter Edward King 1943..1973 Butter knife, flatware, salt, souvenir anointing spoon

(Note: top of punch is mirror image of bottom)
W E M 1955..1960 Spoon
W E V 1970..1995 Coaster, pepper mill
William Eley & William Fearn 1798..1807, 1814..1824
(registered Jan 1797 & 1814)
Buckle, flatware, teapot
William Eley, William Fearn & William Chawner 1808..1813
(registered Apr 1808)
Flatware Spoon makers