Silver Makers' Marks - London Assay Office (W)

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WF

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Fawdery 1720 Saucepan An unregistered mark, attribution by Grimwade
William Fordham or William Fleming 1725..1728 Brandy pan, mug, ladle An unregistered mark, attribution by Grimwade
William Fearn 1772..1774
(registered May 1774)
Spoon Also registered a mark without pellet Apr 1769

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William Fountain 1794..1796
(registered Sep 1794)
Chamberstick & snuffer, kettle & burner, plate, salt, salver, sauce boat, tea service, tray, wine funnel
1806..1825
(registered Jun 1798)
1825
(registered Feb 1821)
William Frisbee 1802..1809
(registered Jun 1801)
Basket, dish, plate, sucrier, teapot stand Previously in partnership with Paul Storr (1792 - 1793)

Also registered a mark in conjoined circles Jun 1798, but note William Fountain's 1794 mark (above)

William Fielder 1813..1825
(registered Apr 1813 & 1825)
Watch case Case maker, Clerkenwell, London
1823
(registered Feb 1823)
1845..1847
(registered Jun 1841)
William Francis 1834
(registered Aug 1833)
Watch case Case maker, Clerkenwell, London
W F 1890..1894 Watch case A similar mark registered at Chester Assay Office, Nov 1883, by William Flower, case maker, Weston Street, Coventry
Fordham & Faulkner (William Charles Fordham & Albert Buckley Faulkner) 1896..1897
(registered Jun 1896)
Bowl, napkin ring, tea & coffee service Orchard Works, Sheffield
William Fountain & Daniel Pontifex 1792..1793
(registered Jul 1791)
Plate, salver
William Francis Garrud 1888..1890
(registered Dec 1887)
Buckle, chatelaine clip, vesta Holborn Circus, London
William & John Fisher 1794..1795
(registered Aug 1793 & Aug 1797)
Flatware
William & John Frisbee 1811..1814
(registered Sep 1811)
Jug, plate, teapot A similar mark (WF over IF) registered May 1814
W F
I  F
W F & I K 1767 Cup, salt, tankard "Unidentified" by Jackson, "not traced" by Grimwade
W F Knight 1977..1981 Bell, caddy spoon Ecclesiastical metalworker, Stanley Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
William Frisbee & Paul Storr 1792
(registered May 1792)
Basket First work of Paul Storr (1792-1793 only)
William Frederick Williams 1872
(registered Nov 1872)
Buckle, matchstriker
1880
(registered Nov 1875)
Wright & Davies (1899..1918)
Wright & Davies (1918..1919)
W Folgate & William Osborne 1825
(registered Nov 1825)
Spoon Norwich, Norfolk




WG

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

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W G crowned in a dotted circle 1695 Tankard
William Gwillim 1741..1749
(registered May 1740)
Pounce pot, toddy ladle
William Gould 1750
(registered Jun 1748)
Chamberstick, snuffer tray
William Grundy 1744
(registered Dec 1743)
Butter shell, candlestick, coffee pot, cup, ink stand, mug, plate, tankard, tea caddy, teapot Holloware maker
1756..1776
(registered Jun 1748)
1756..1761
(registered May 1754)
William Godfrey 1783
(registered Jan 1772)
Dish warmer
William Galloway 1824
(registered Jul 1823)
Salver
Gough & Silvester (William Gough) (registered Aug 1864) Chamber stick, ink stand, salt spoon Parade, Birmingham
William Graeme 1882
(registered Oct 1881)
Cruet stand
William Gibson 1896..1908 Sucrier, tray This mark not shown in Culme, but tray stamped "Gibson"
William Geiger 1904..1907
(registered Dec 1899)
Imported items: bottle stopper, cigarette case, spoon
Walter Gardener Groves 1924..1933
(registered May 1909)
Bowl rim, jar lid, magnifying glass, perfume bottle
William George Batt 1897
(registered Mar 1896)
Spoon
W G Connell 1893..1899
(registered Apr 1893)
Dish, tray Cheapside, London EC
William George Harris (registered Jan 1909) Ring manufacturer, President Street, London EC
W G H 1965..1977 Beaker, box
George Heming & William Chawner I (1779)
William George Jamieson 1875..1885 Spoon, tongs Mark not shown in Culme

Aberdeen, Scotland

W G Jewellery 1974..1975 Bangle
Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co
(William Gibson & John Lawrence Langman)
1882..1894
(registered Jun 1882)
Bowl, candle snuffer, chalice, condiments, cup, flask, flatware, goblet, inkstand, mirror, napkin ring, salver, sauce boat, tea service, vase Regent Street, London
1890..1893
(registered Apr 1883)
1890..1899
(registered Sep 1890)
Mappin Brothers (William Gibson & John Lawrence Langman) 1890 Coffee pot, dish, goblet, jar lid, salver, sauce boat Baker's Hill, Sheffield

Not shown in Culme

1890..1891
1892
William Gwillim & Peter Castle (1744)
Walwyn Godfrey Visick 1956..1970 Bowl, box, spoon Lostwithiel, Cornwall

b1905, d1978





WH

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W H 1743 Salt Possibly William Hunter I but described as "of doubtful ascription" by Grimwade
W H 1748..1750 Salver This mark very similar to one registered by William Hunter I Jul 1755
William Homer 1750 Coffee pot
William Kersill (1758)

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William Harrison I c1770
(registered Jul 1758 & 1781)
Tongs
William Holmes 1776..1779
(registered Jan 1776)
Tankard, tureen
William Hall 1795..1798
(registered Jan 1795)
Spoon
William Harris 1833..1835
(registered Jan 1828)
Watch case Case maker, St James Street, Clerkenwell, London
William Hewitt 1829..1835
(registered Feb 1829)
Caddy spoon, tea & coffee service
1835
(registered Jan 1834)
William Hunter 1840..1884
(registered Oct 1841)
Dish, mug, mustard, tea & coffee service
William Hubbard 1863..1871
(registered Sep 1855)
Watch case Case maker
William Hutton & Son (registered Oct 1863) High Street, Sheffield
William Hammon 1869
(registered Jan 1869)
Watch case Case maker, Coventry
1875..1876
(registered Apr 1875)
1876..1885
(registered Feb 1876)
William Hornby 1899..1913
(registered Aug 1898)
Box, decanter, vesta
William Edward Hurcomb 1906
(registered Jul 1900)
Novelty pepperette
William M Hayes (registered Nov 1905) Spencer Street, Birmingham
W H 1962..1972 Bangle

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William Hutt 1984 Pomander
W H 2007 Caddy spoon
W H & S 2002 Cup
Brewis & Co (William Henry Brewis) 1890
(registered Feb 1890)
Grape scissors, spoon Mark erased from register Feb 1891. For succeeding Brewis & Co mark see TKB.
William Henry Christie 1882
(registered Sep 1881)
Watch case Case maker, Bull Ring, Coventry
William Hair Haseler; W H Haseler Ltd (after c1910) (registered Nov 1876) Manufacturing jewellers, Richmond Street, Birmingham; subsequently Vyse Street & Hylton Street, Birmingham
W H Manton Ltd 1936 Box Manufacturing silversmiths, Pittsford Street, Birmingham
William Holmes & Nicholas Dumee 1774
(registered Sep 1773)
Bowl
Searle & Co (Walter Henry Searle) 1898..1905
(registered Mar 1899)
Berry spoon, box, coffee pot, lidded bowl, salver, sauce boat, tea caddy, teapot, vanity jar top Note: versions with & without stops

Lombard Street, London

William Henry Sparrow 1917..1919
(registered Jun 1907)
Imported watch case Spencer Street, Birmingham
William Hutton & Sons Ltd 1893..1915
(registered Apr 1894)
Basket, bowl, candlestick, caster, decanter label, flatware, frame, knife rest, pepperette, salver, tazza, tea caddy, tea kettle, teapot, toast rack, tray, trophy cup West Street, Sheffield, Hanley Street, Birmingham & Farringdon Road, London
William Henry Toyé 1906..1920
(registered Jul 1892)
Fob medal, masonic medal, pendant
Halstaff & Hannaford (William Halstaff & Thomas Charles Hannaford) 1843..1850
(registered Nov 1842)
Box, inkwell, jar lid
William Harrison Walter 1894..1898
(registered Jan 1888)
Jar top, vesta Newgate Street, London

Similar marks, but without stops, used by Walter Henry Webber during the same period (marks registered 1894, 1896 & 1898)

William Henry Wigens 1902
(registered Sep 1895)
Match holder
Walter H Willson Ltd (1957..1981)
William Henry Warmington 1952..1964 Creamer, knife, sauce boat, spoon, tea strainer Known as Harry Warmington. Revived Campden School of Arts & Crafts in 1946 with George Hart