Silver Makers' Marks - London Assay Office (W)

W& WA WB WC WD WE WF WG WH WI WJ WK WL WM WN WO WP WQ WR WS WT WU WV WW WX WY WZ

WI

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
David Willaume 1702..1709
(registered Apr 1697)
Box, fork, spoon
1712..1720
(registered Apr 1697 & 1719)
W I 1725 Burner for a kettle Mark not shown in either Jackson or Grimwade
W I 1751..1755 Salver Possibly William Justis, but this mark does not match Justis's mark as shown by Grimwade
William Bond & James Phipps I (1754)
William & John Deane (1763..1764)
W F & I K (1767)
William John Hammon 1864
(registered Apr 1860)
Watch case Case maker, Clerkenwell, London
William John Salt 1879
(registered May 1879)
Box




WJ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Justis 1743..1762
(registered Jun 1739)
Mug, pap boat
William Turner (1755)
W T (1759)
W T (1762..1764)
W T (1767..1768)
Walter Tweedie (1783)
William Jackson I 1814
(registered Apr 1809 & 1813)
Watch case Case maker, King Street, Clerkenwell, London
W J 1823 Watch case
William Johnson (probably) 1823..1836 Flatware Mark not listed by Grimwade
William Jasper 1833..1837
(registered Dec 1819 & 1833)
Watch case Case maker

A similar mark registered Apr 1834 by William Jackson II, spectacle maker

William Johnson 1836
(registered Dec 1822 & 1835)
Spoon
William Jackson 1864
(registered Jul 1861)
Watch case Case maker, Silver Street, Coventry
William Jee 1871..1873
(registered May 1867)
Watch case Case maker, Hertford Place, The Butts, Coventry; subsequently Norfolk Street, Coventry
William Henry Jackson 1884
(registered Aug 1883)
Caster top, fob medal, jug, tazza, tea caddy Similar marks registered by:
  • William Jago, pencil case maker (May 1872)
  • William Jordan, gold worker (Nov 1875)
  • William Johnson, small worker (Apr 1877)
  • William Jennings, gold worker (Jul 1879)

Spencer Street, Clerkenwell, London EC

Previously in partnership with Walter Chase (see WJ over WC); worked alone until 1887, then in partnership with Peter Henderson Deere (see WJ over PD)

1901
(registered Jul 1895)
W H Jackson & Son 1906..1909
(registered Sep 1905)
Mary Jackson, sole partner in W H Jackson & Son, Moreland Street, Goswell Road, London EC

Jackson & Son went out of business c1910

Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd (1896..1903)
Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd (1903..1909)
Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd (1905)
W J G 1926 Trophy plaque
W J H 1971 Ladle
W J M 2002 Decanter label
W J N 1977 Ingot pendant
Jackson & Deere (William Henry Jackson & Peter Henderson Deere) 1887..1892
(registered May 1887)
Bowl, coffee pot, covered serving dish, decanter label, flatware, letter opener Spencer Street, Clerkenwell, London EC; then (from 1893) Moreland Street, Goswell Road, London EC

In partnership c1887-1895; Jackson then worked alone until he died in 1905

W J T 1932 Napkin ring
Jackson & Chase (William Henry Jackson & Walter Chase) 1878..1880
(registered Dec 1877)
Basket, bowl, creamer President Street, Clerkenwell, London EC

In partnership c1877-1883; Jackson worked then worked alone until 1887 (see WJ mark)





WK

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Kidney 1739
(registered Jun 1734)
Bowl
William Kersill 1758
(registered Jul 1757)
Salt
William Key 1786
(registered Dec 1783)
Box
William Knight II 1815..1839 Caster, decanter label, flatware, ink well Plateworker
(registered Feb 1816 & 1830, 1839)
William King Plateworker
(registered Nov 1826)
William Knight 1845
(registered Mar 1839)
Knife rests
William Knight 1880
(registered Aug 1879)
Watch case Case maker
Walter Keith 1888..1912
(registered Jul 1887)
Salt, spoon, urn
William Kemp 1979
(registered c1960s)
Napkin ring b 1914, d 2007
William Kent & Henry Baines c1880
(registered Mar 1877)
Writing box
Kay & Co Ltd (William Kilbourne Kay) 1907..1910
(registered Jun 1907)
Imported watch case Watch makers & jewellers, Shrub Hill, Worcester

Note: The letters are normally
more spaced out - this
image has been edited
1910..1919
(registered Jun 1907)
William Ker Reid 1829..1851
(registered May 1828)
Coffee pot, decanter label, plate, salver, sauce boat, tea service, tureen Newcastle
William & Samuel Knight 1810..1815
(registered Jan 1810)
Flatware




WL

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Thomas Mason (1748)
W L 1749 Box This mark not shown by Grimwade. It may have been recorded in the missing 1739-1758 Smallworkers' Register.
Thomas Moore II (1758..1759)

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
William Lestourgeon 1765 Mustard pot
William London 1767
(registered Dec 1762)
Spoon
William Laver 1790
(registered Aug 1789)
Salver
William Linsley 1800..1805
(registered Mar 1800)
Watch case Case maker, Banner Street, Bunhill Row, London

Mark is "WL, stag above"
1806..1815
(registered Feb 1802 & 1813, 1814)
1818..1825
(registered Oct 1818)
William Lewis 1808..1810
(registered Apr 1809)
Watch case Case maker, Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell, London
1809
(registered Dec 1798)
William Leuchars 1876..1888
(registered Apr 1876)
Chamberstick, cigar case, creamer, dressing set, ruler, salt, tray
Walter Latham & Son (registered Feb 1903) Brocco Works, Solly Street, Sheffield
William Lister & Sons 1895..1923
(registered Aug 1895)
Coffee pot, creamer, ladle, salver Northumberland Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
William & Aaron Lestourgeon (1768..1770)
Willmotts Ltd 1906
(registered Nov 1906)
Spectacles case Northampton Street, Birmingham




WM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Mathew 1683..1694 Spoon
William Matthews 1737
(registered c1728)
Salver
W M 1747 Skewer This mark not listed by Grimwade
W M 1757 Skewer A similar listed by Grimwade with pellet between letters as unidentified and unregistered
William Mean 1811..1815
(registered Oct 1800)
Watch case Case maker

A similar mark with fleur-de-lys above registered Apr 1783

William Moore 1827
(registered Apr 1827)
Fork
William Moulson 1841
(registered Jul 1840)
Salt
William Mann 1847..1854
(registered Oct 1843)
Cup, tea service
Walter Morrisse 1843..1859
(registered May 1843)
Tea & coffee service Morrisse also registered a mark without pellet Aug 1831:
W M
William Matthews (registered Jan 1889) Case maker, Norfolk Street, Coventry
William Moering 1893..1902
(registered Dec 1892)
Box, chatelaine, imported items: jug, salt, spoon "Foreign agent"

(image courtesy of David Maber)
Wippell Mowbray Church Furnishers Ltd 1979 Ecclesiastical bottle stopper Buller Road, Exeter, Devon
Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd (1896..1903)
Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd (1903..1909)
Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd (1905)
Mark William Munson (1985..2016)
World Moulded Metal Co Ltd 1945
(registered 1945)
Bracelet Whitby Avenue, London NW10; subsequently Eastern Avenue, Romford & Berkeley Street, London SW1