Silver Makers' Marks - Sheffield Assay Office (A)

AA AB AC AD AE AF AG AH AJ AK AL AM AN AP AR AS AT AW

A&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Asprey & Co Ltd (registered Aug 1905) Ashtray, basket, box, bowl, coaster, claret jug, dish, flatware, frame, mustard, paper knife, salver, tray Jewellers, gold & silversmiths & retailers London
1907
1909..1934
1964..1967
1981..1985
1988..1998
2010
Arthur & Co Ltd 1905..1907
(registered Jul 1902)
Spoon, tea service Queen Street, Glasgow
Allen & Darwin 1892..1924
(registered Sep 1892)
Flatware, fruit knife, knife rest, salts Charles James Allen & Sidney Darwin

Portland Works, Arundel Street, Sheffield

A & J Smith 1958 Spoon Aberdeen retailers - probably not a registered mark. Seen with Sheffield maker's mark LA in shield.
Arnold & Lewis 1905
(registered Apr 1906)
Flask St Ann's Square, Manchester
A & N 1898..1899 Fruit knife Mark not shown in the Sheffield RegisterWatson, B.W. - The Sheffield Assay Office Register,  Wm Townsend & Sons, Sheffield, 1911. Seen (1898) with JR mark of Joseph Rodgers & Sons and (1899) with JYC mark of John Yeomans Cowlishaw
Atkin & Oxley 1828..1839
(registered Apr 1829)
Cutlery, fruit knife Henry Atkin & John Oxley

Eyre Street, Sheffield





AA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A A 1925..1930 Fruit knife
Alex Brogden 1993 Bowl




AB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A Beardshaw & Co 1884..1926
(registered Jun 1869)
Flatware, goblet, teapot Mulberry Street, Sheffield
A C Bloxham Ltd (Albert Cowley Bloxham) 1905..1910
(registered Jul 1905)
Knife blade, spoon Holborn Circus, London
Andrew Barrett & Sons (registered Apr 1902) Piccadilly, London
Adolph Barsach Davis 1929..1930 Tea service Jeweller, Queensway, London W2
Briddon Brothers 1875..1877
(registered Aug 1867)
Napkin ring, salt Victoria Works, Eyre Lane & Arundel St, Sheffield

(image courtesy of Ray Nimmo)
Anita Bell Page 1980
(registered 1971)
Thimble
Atkinson Brothers Ltd 1898..1920
(registered Jun 1898)
Flatware, tea service Milton Works, Sheffield




AC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Alexander Clark 1894..1901
(registered Oct 1894)
Flatware, knife blade, salver Registered as The Alexander Clark Manufacturing Company (May 1898)
A C 1945 Spoon
1947
Arthur Creighton 1963 Spoon Teacher of jewellery & silverwork, College of Arts & Crafts, Morecambe, Lancashire
A Chick & Sons Ltd 1930..1934, 1960 Salver Goswell Road, London EC; (from c1975) Hornsey Road, London N7
A C B 1921..1938 Trophy spoons
A C B Ltd 1937 Jug
The Alexander Clark Manufacturing Co 1900..1912
(registered Mar 1900)
Bowl, candlestick, coffee pot, flatware, grape scissors, knife blade, mug, salver, tea caddy Fenchurch Street, Oxford Street & Market Place, London & Welbeck Works, Randall Street, Sheffield
Alexander Clark & Co Ltd 1912..1971
A C W 1979 Caddy spoon




AD

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Abraham Dyson 1838
(registered Oct 1835)
Flatware

(image courtesy of John Child)
A D 1991 Brooch




AE

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A E H 1977 Brooch, butter knife, decanter label, goblet
1988..2009
A Edward Jones Ltd 1908..2007 Fox model, spoon St Dunstan Works, Pemberton Street, Birmingham
A E Kinman 1910..1931
(registered Nov 1906)
Fork, knife, spoon, sucrier Sycamore Street, Sheffield
A E K 1936 Knife
A E Poston & Co Ltd 1936..1953 Ashtray, cigarette case, dish, flatware
A E S 1997 Imported box




AF

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Albert Faulkner 1916..1923
(registered Jun 1916)
Salver, tea service Carver Street, Sheffield
A F & Co 1922 Tongs
A F K 1979..1989 Dish, pendant, wine funnel




AG

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Asprey & Garrard 2000 Dish New Bond Street, London W1

Asprey and Garrard merged in 1998 and de-merged in 2002


(image courtesy of www.acsilver.co.uk)
Alexander Goodman, Gainsford & Co (Alexander Goodman, Robert Gainsford & George Fairbairn) 1805..1808
(registered Apr 1797 & Jan 1801)
Salver, toast rack, tureen Plate workers, Park, Sheffield
Andrew Grima Ltd 1977 Money clip Jeweller, Jermyn Street, London SW1
A G S 1982 Spoon

(image courtesy of Mark Ashcroft)
A G S 1988 Dish
A G Thompson & Son 1905
(registered Dec 1904)
Pyx box Howard Street, Sheffield




AH

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

(A virtually identical mark registered Feb 1826 by Ashforth & Harthorn)
Aaron Hadfield

Aaron Hadfield & Sons

1819..1865 (registered Mar 1818) Flatware, fruit knife, knife Plate worker, Pepper Alley, Far Gate, Sheffield
1823..1826
(registered Apr 1823)
1824..1825

(mark not shown in the Sheffield RegisterWatson, B.W. - The Sheffield Assay Office Register,  Wm Townsend & Sons, Sheffield, 1911 but seen with a confirmed Hadfield mark on a travel knife & fork pair)
1840..1848
Alexander Hunt 1825..1830
(registered Oct 1822)
Fruit knife Sheffield Assay Office Register shows this mark as Alexander Hunt, but it may be Aaron Hadfield
Aaron Hadfield (probably) 1836..1845 Flatware Mark not shown in the Sheffield RegisterWatson, B.W. - The Sheffield Assay Office Register,  Wm Townsend & Sons, Sheffield, 1911
Martin Brothers & Naylor 1851
(registered May 1846)
Flatware Pepper Alley, Sheffield

Business probably dissolved by 1852

A Haviland-Nye 1967..2000 Decanter label, knife handle, spoon Biddulph Road, London W9

(image courtesy of Waddingtons, Toronto)
Albert Henry Thompson 1886..1910
(registered Jan 1885)
Ladle, salver, spoon, tazza, tea service York Street, Sheffield
1910, 1921




AJ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Artform Jewellery 1976..1998 Clip, cuff links, key ring fob penknife, letter opener, ruler Eldon Street, Sheffield
A J L 1983 Commemorative beaker
Jehoiada Alsop Rhodes (1871..1876)
Jehoiada Alsop Rhodes & Barber (1877..1879)
A J over W A B 1934..1938 Spoon




AK

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A K & S 1936 Golf club spoon




AL

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

(image courtesy of www.20thcenturysilver.co.uk)
Alan Le Chard 1983..1992 Hair ornament, letter opener, spoon Morpeth, Northumberland

b.1937, d.2004

A L C N 1997..1998 Bowl, box
Asprey & Co Ltd (2010)
Argentum Ltd 1987..1999 Dish, knife handle, spoon




AM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A M 1936..1938 Candlestick, coffee pot, knife handle
A Marks & Co 1903..1928
(registered Jul 1900)
Flatware, tazza,tea service Wholesale jewellers, Thomas Street, Manchester

Became a limited company c1930

A Marks & Sons Ltd 1930..1936
A M C 2002 Paperweight




AN

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Ari D Norman 1997 Frame Argenta Way, London NW10




AP

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Arthur Priestley & Co 1893..1909
(registered Feb 1892)
Flatware, napkin ring Carver Lane, Sheffield
Arthur Price Ltd 1997..2005 Book cover, flatware, frame, knife handle, napkin ring, spoon Lichfield, Staffordshire
2007
Asprey & Co Ltd (1988..1998)
Pruden & Smith (Anton Pruden & Rebecca Smith) 1997..2012 Beaker, bowl, caddy spoon, coaster, dish, mug, napkin ring, tastevin, wine funnel Ditchling, Sussex

Web site

Also seen (2007) marked by laser





AR

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Ackroyd Rhodes; Manoah Rhodes & Sons Ltd 1908 Entree dish, mustard, salt & pepper shakers, spoon Kirkgate, Bradford

Manoah Rhodes & Sons Ltd from 1907

1909..1913
(registered Jan 1907)

(image courtesy of John Child)
ARC Gold & Silver Ltd c2005 Box, napkin clip Station Road, Sheffield




AS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Arthur Worral Staniforth 1891..1910
(registered Jun 1890)
Folding button hook, fruit knife Holly Street, Sheffield

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
1913..1919
Adolph Scott

Adolph Scott Ltd (after c1933)

1913
(registered Aug 1904)
Flatware, napkin ring Great Hampton Street, Birmingham
1932..1939
(registered Aug 1904)
Alexander Scott 1922..1937 Mug, quaich, spoon Jeweller, Buchanan Street, Glasgow
A S 1977 Ingot pendant

(image courtesy of Ray Nimmo)
Anthony Stephen Darwent 1986 Bangle, thimble ASD Jewellers, Castleton, Derbyshire

Web site

2000
Angora Silver Plate Co 1928..1941 Flatware Regent Street, Birmingham & Hatton Garden, London EC1




AT

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Ainsworth, Taylor & Co 1895..1903
(registered Jan 1895)
Pickle fork, spoon Spencer Street, Birmingham
A T Cannon Ltd 1973..1983 Frame, goblet, tazza, vase




AW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A Willis & Co 1897..1900
(registered Apr 1896)
Decanter label, grape scissors, mug, spoon Hatton Garden, London
A W | J H 1921..1934 Goblet, mug, sauce boat, spoon