Silver Makers' Marks - London Assay Office (W)

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WN

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W N 1790 Tongs
William Nixon 1817..1821
(registered Jun 1817 & 1821)
Fish slice, spoon
William Neal 1836..1879
(registered May 1829)
Box, jar lid, masonic medal, mustard, vanity set
William Naul 1865..1867
(registered May 1865)
Watch case Case maker, Albion Street, Coventry
William Neal (registered Nov 1897) Case maker, Allesley Old Road, Coventry
William Neale & Sons (registered Sep 1896) Warstone Lane, Birmingham
W & G Neal 1887..1908
(registered Jul 1883)
Ash tray, flask, frame, string box, vanity jar George Neal & George Arthur Neal trading as W & G Neal, Skinner Street, Clerkenwell, London




WO

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Edward Wood 1724
(registered Aug 1722)
Salt




WP

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Paradise 1724
(registered Jun 1720)
Jug
William Petley 1726..1727
(registered Jun 1720)
Spoon
William Peaston 1745..1754
(registered Jan 1746)
Salver Specialist salver maker
William Plummer 1763..1789
(registered Apr 1755)
Cruet, desk set, dish cross, fish server, plate, strainer, toast rack Maker of pierced work
William Pinder 1773
(registered Feb 1770 & 1771)
Spoon
William Pitts 1801
(registered Dec 1781 & 1786, 1799, 1806)
Table centrepiece
William Parker 1801..1805
(registered Nov 1798)
Box Also a mark with pellet registered Jun 1803
William Phillips 1839
(registered Aug 1838)
Box
William Pope (registered Jul 1856) Plymouth, Devon
Walter Adams Phillips (registered Feb 1902) Holborn Circus, London
W P 1982 Imported mirror
William Gwillim & Peter Castle (1744)
W P Co 1946 Napkin ring
William Pitts & Joseph Preedy 1795..1797
(registered Jan 1791)
Plate, tureen
William & James Priest 1759..1772
(registered c1768)
Bowl, coffee pot, cup, goblet, mug, tankard William & James Priest were brothers
William & Robert Peaston 1756..1757
(registered Jul 1756)
Coffee pot, mug, punch bowl, salver, teapot
1761..1763
William Playfair & William Wilson c1782
(registered May 1782)
Tongs




WR

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Reeve (or Reeves) 1731..1733
(registered May 1731)
Spoon
William Robertson 1756..1769
(registered Oct 1753)
Coffee pot, salver, sauce boat
William Russell 1789
(registered Aug 1784)
Watch case Case maker
William Ker Reid 1826..1827
(registered Nov 1825)
Cruet, decanter label, salver
William Rowlands 1826..1837
(registered Jun 1817 & 1821, 1830, 1838)
Watch case Case maker

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
William Richards 1841..1842
(registered Sep 1841)
Creamer, cruet
Walter Raymond 1894
(registered May 1894)
Box, buckle, table lighter, vesta Walter Raymond trading as Walter Russell, manufacturing silversmith, Wardour Street, Soho, London W

Note: 1st mark originally registered in the name of Walter Russell but later defaced as this was not his true name

1897..1898
(registered Oct 1895)
W R 1920 Silver-mounted ebony ring stand
Walker & Hall (1903)
William & Son (William Asprey) 2001..2004 Paperweight, sailing trophy Mount Street, London W1
William Richard Bishop 1884
(registered Feb 1881)
Watch case Case maker, Hill Street, Coventry
William Richard Corke 1894..1896
(registered Feb 1895)
Buckle, clip, pepperette, perfume bottle, pin tray Also a mark in sans-serif characters registered Nov 1892:
W.R.C
W R F 1926 Flatware
William & Robert Peaston (1756..1757)
William Robert Smily 1843..1851
(registered Mar 1842)
Creamer, flatware, mug, salt, salver Died in 1858
1853..1856
(registered Nov 1852)
1853..1856
(registered Nov 1852)
W Reed Williams Ltd 1906 Imported spoon Importers of silverware




WS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W S 1678 Porringer Mullet & two pellets above and below

(Note: punch is heart-shaped)
William Street 1720
(registered Jun 1720)
Spoon
William Scarlett 1694 Fork, marrow spoon For William Scarlett's mark between 1697 and 1720 see "Sc"
1721
(registered Jun 1720)

(Note: punch is oval-shaped)
William Soame 1726
(registered Jan 1723)
Marrow scoop, spoon
1739..1741
(registered Jun 1739)
William Shaw I 1730
(registered Jan 1728)
Caster, jug
William Shaw II 1762..1764
(registered Jan 1749)
Cup, mug Also attributed to William Sampel

(image courtesy of www.waxantiques.com)
William Skeen 1755..1771
(registered Dec 1755)
Creamer, sauce boat, spoon
1775
(registered Jun 1775 & 1783)
W S 1765 Watch case
William Sumner I 1782..1784
(registered Apr 1782)
Flatware, wine funnel Sumner is believed to have died in 1807
1784..1802
(registered Dec 1784 and various dates to 1803)
1788..1804
(registered various dates 1784 to 1803)

William Stephenson 1790..1799 Creamer, flatware Smallworker
(registered Dec 1775 & 1780, 1781, 1787, 1790, 1792)
William Sutton Plate worker
(registered Aug 1784 & 1784)
William Sumner I Spoon maker
(registered c1788)
William Sumner II Smallworker
(registered May 1787)
William Stroud 1791..1816
(registered Jul 1788)
Basket, bowl, chamberstick, cruet, plate, spoon, tea service Plate worker

(image courtesy of www.acsilver.co.uk)
1821..1826
(registered Mar 1821)
William Sharp 1818
(registered Mar 1817)
Decanter label Plate worker; Sharp registered a similar mark with pellet Sep 1824
William Schofield 1820..1827
(registered Nov 1820 & 1833)
Skewer, spoon Spoon maker
William Seaman 1816..1825
(registered Oct 1810 & 1818, 1820)
Flatware
1820
(registered Feb 1804)
William Southey 1825..1831
(registered Apr 1821)
Spoon
A B Savory & Sons (William Smily) 1855..1864
(registered Aug 1855)
Flatware, goblet, teapot & stand William Smily was manager of A B Savory & Sons. He died in 1865 and was succeeded by his son Samuel Smily.
1857
(registered Jan 1856)
William Stocker 1859..1885
(registered Aug 1848)
Chamberstick, flatware, goblet, mustard, tea caddy, teapot
William Summers 1865..1891
(registered Dec 1863)
Box, card case, cigar cutter, decanter label, napkin ring, purse

(image courtesy of www.acsilver.co.uk)
W Spurrier & Co (registered Jul 1883) Colmore Row, Birmingham
W S 1929 Trophy cup
Whitehill Silver & Plate Co 1989..1992 Frame, pepper grinder

(image courtesy of www.coritani.com)
William Sprake Charles 1872
(registered Apr 1869)
Skewer
W & C Sissons (Walter & Charles Sissons) 1888..1908
(registered Feb 1887)
Caster, salver, tea caddy, tea & coffee service, tray, vase Eyre Street, Sheffield; later St Mary's Road, Sheffield

Sissons also had London showrooms

W & G Sissons (William & George Sissons) 1873..1883
(registered Feb 1866)
William Snooke Hall 1818
(registered Mar 1818)
Grape scissors
William Snelling Hadaway 1904..1908
(registered Jul 1904)
Brush, tastevin Bournehall Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire
W S over H S 1921..1935 Candlestick, coffee pot, menu holder, spoon, tea service
Ws Ltd 1921 Fob medal
Ws Ltd 1924 Fob medal
William Stringer Mills 1882..1884
(registered Jul 1875)
Perfume bottle
William Samuel Norman 1858
(registered Jun 1858)
Mug
William Sumner & Richard Crossley 1775..1781
(registered May 1775)
Flatware Worked together from 1775 to 1782
William Hutton & Sons Ltd (1893..1915)
William Shaw & William Priest 1745..1762
(registered Oct 1749)
Caster, coffee pot, cup, jug, ladle, mug, porringer, sauce boat, tea caddy, teapot Holloware makers