Silver Makers' Marks - Sheffield Assay Office (A)

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

A&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Asprey & Co Ltd (registered Aug 1905) Basket, box, coaster, claret jug, flatware, paper knife, salver, tray Jewellers, gold & silversmiths & retailers London
1907
1910..1934
1972..1989
1981..1982
1988..1998
Arthur & Co Ltd 1905..1906
(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
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 Fruit knife




AB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A Beardshaw & Co 1884..1915
(registered Jun 1869)
Flatware, goblet Mulberry Street, Sheffield
A C Bloxham Ltd (Albert Cowley Bloxham) 1910
(registered Jul 1905)
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
Atkinson Brothers Ltd 1899..1903
(registered Jun 1898)
Spoon, tea service Milton Works, Sheffield




AC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Alexander Clark 1894..1898
(registered Oct 1894)
Flatware, knife blade Registered as The Alexander Clark Manufacturing Company (May 1898)
A C 1947 Spoon
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, coffee pot, flatware, 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




AE

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A E H 2000 Decanter label
A Edward Jones Ltd 1908..2007 Fox model, spoon St Dunstan Works, Pemberton Street, Birmingham
A E Kinman 1917..1931
(registered Nov 1906)
Knife, spoon, sucrier
A E K 1936 Knife
A E Poston & Co Ltd 1936..1953 Ashtray, cigarette case, dish, flatware




AF

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Albert Faulkner 1918..1923
(registered Jun 1916)
Salver, tea service Carver Street, Sheffield
A F K 1979 Dish




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

Alexander Goodman, Gainsford & Co
(Alexander Goodman, Robert Gainsford & George Fairbairn)
1806
(registered Apr 1797 & Jan 1801)
Salver

(image courtesy of Mark Ashcroft)
A G S 1988 Dish




AH

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Aaron Hadfield

Aaron Hadfield & Sons

1819..1865 (registered Mar 1818) Flatware, fruit knife Plate worker, Pepper Alley, Far Gate, Sheffield

A mark virtually identical to the first registered Feb 1826 by Ashforth & Harthorn

1824
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 Hatfield & Sons 1823..1826
(registered Apr 1823)
Knife Note: spelling of Hatfield as in the Sheffield Assay Office Register
A H 1837 Flatware Mark not shown in the Sheffield Assay Office Register
A H 1840 Spoon Mark not shown in the Sheffield Assay Office Register
A Haviland-Nye 1967..2000 Decanter label, knife handle, spoon Biddulph Road, London W9

Web site


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




AJ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Artform Jewellery 1976..1992 Clip, cuff links, letter opener, ruler Eldon Street, Sheffield
A J L 1983 Commemorative beaker
Jehoiada Alsop Rhodes (1871..1876)
Jehoiada Alsop Rhodes & Barber (1879)
A J over W A B 1934..1938 Spoon




AL

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

(image courtesy of www.20thcenturysilver.co.uk)
Alan Le Chard 1983..1988 Hair ornament. letter opener Morpeth, Northumberland

b.1937, d.2004

Argentum Ltd 1987..1999 Knife handle, spoon




AM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A M 1936..1938 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




AP

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Arthur Priestley & Co 1894..1909
(registered Feb 1892)
Flatware, napkin ring
Arthur Price Ltd 2001..2005 Book cover, flatware, napkin ring Web site

Lichfield, Staffordshire

2007
Asprey & Co (1988..1998)
A P | R S 1997..2004 Beaker, coaster, dish, napkin ring, wine funnel




AR

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

Manoah Rhodes & Sons Ltd from 1907

1909..1911
(registered Jan 1907)




AS

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

(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
A S D 2000 Bangle
Angora Silver Plate Co 1928..1941 Flatware Regent Street, Birmingham & Hatton Garden, London EC1




AT

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
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