Silver Makers' Marks - Sheffield Assay Office (C)



Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Cohen & Charles 1949..1961
(registered May 1898)
Penknife Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London
Creswick & Co 1864
(registered Mar 1863)
Basket, mug
C & Co 1923 Flatware
C & P C Co 1931..1932 Trophy cup
Collingwood & Sons Ltd 1933..1939 Ladle, napkin ring, sauce boat, spoon, tea service, toast rack Watchmakers & jewellers, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough; also Stockton, Darlington & Hartlepool


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Charles & George Asprey 1905 Salver, tea kettle & burner Note: this mark apparently not registered at Sheffield Assay Office
Allen & Darwin 1889..1892
(registered Aug 1887)
Knife ferrule, spoon & tongs set Portland Works, Arundel Sreet, Sheffield


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Beatson & Sons 1887
(registered Feb 1879)
Fish servers, napkin ring Albion Works, Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield
(registered Dec 1899)
C B & Co 1929 Tea service
C B & Co 1931 (or 1956) Salad servers
Cooper Brothers & Sons Ltd 1900..1913
(registered Jun 1900)
Button, dish, flatware, menu holder, napkin ring, pepperette, salver, tea service, tray, wine funnel Don Plate Works, Arundel Street, Sheffield & Holborn Viaduct, London
Boardman & Glossop 1872..1878
(registered Mar 1871)
Cruet, mug, tea service & tray Clarence Works, Pond Street, Sheffield
Roberts & Belk (Charles Belk & E Parkin) 1880..1881
(registered Jul 1879)
Cruet set, mug, napkin ring, spoon, toast rack Furnival Works, Sheffield
C BL 1977 Ingot pendant


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
C C 1899 Vesta This mark is not registered in the Sheffield Assay Office Register, but is identical to that of Colen Hewer Cheshire (Birmingham & Chester)

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C C 1977 Ingot pendant
C C & S 1929 Penknife
Chesterfield College Of Art 1982..1983 Teapot
Sibray, Hall & Co Ltd (Charles Clement Pilling) 1919..1922
(registered Sep 1907)
Basket, condiment set, egg cup, napkin ring, quaich, tea service Fitzwalter Works, St Mary's Road, Sheffield
C C P 2000 Imported letter opener
C C P 2002 Flatware


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Charles De Boer 1962 Dish Rodney Street, Liverpool & Winrarleigh Street, Warrington


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Charles Ellis & Co 1898
(registered Dec 1893)
Spoon Norfolk Street, Sheffield
Constantine & Floyd 1891
(registered Sep 1899)
Button hook, fruit knife Caroline Street, Birmingham; subsequently Regent Place, Birmingham
Constantine & Floyd Ltd 1912..1921
(registered Apr 1902)
Charles Edward Nixon 1880
(registered Jun 1880)
Cruet stand, dish, kettle on stand, tazza St Wolfran’s Works, Rockingham Street, Sheffield

A cameo mark, similar to the second one, registered Apr 1902, seen with 1919 hallmark

(registered Jun 1881)
Pinder Brothers 1888..1902
(registered Dec 1888)
Salt, spoon Rockingham Lane, Sheffield


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

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C F 1870..1873 Claret jug, creamer, decanter label, sucrier Note: these 2 marks are not shown in the Sheffield Register of marks but may be the mark of Charles Favell who traded as Creswick & Co until 1887
C F 1881..1885 Cigar lighter, claret jug, inkwell, spoon
Charles Favell & Co 1886..1897
(registered May 1887)
Bowl, caster, dish, salver, spoon Arundel Street Sheffield
(registered Mar 1901)
C F B (or G F B?) 1926..1929 Spoon
Charles F Hall 1996 Bowl


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Caithness Glass 1972 Ring Wick, Scotland
C G & Co 1980 Spoon


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

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C H 1966 Knife handle
C H 1977 Ingot pendant
C H Beatson 1927..1946 Knife & fork handles, napkin ring Moor Head Works, Button Lane, Sheffield
Charles Henry Hattersley 1899..1904
(registered Oct 1892)
Tea service, toast rack Napier Street, Sheffield
Hoopers Jewellery 1986..1989 Thimble (one of a set of 4 featuring all assay office marks) Charles Henry Hooper & Mrs Sybil Elsie Hooper trading as Hoopers Jewellery, Vyse Street, Birmingham
Hawksworth, Eyre & Co (1867)


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Christopher Johnson & Co 1912..1927
(registered Feb 1903)
Jar top, salver, spoon Western Works, Portobello, Sheffield.
Charles James Allen 1927..1937 Flatware, fruit knife, grape scissors, presentation trowel Formerly of Allen & Darwin
C J (C) Ltd 1940 Spoon
C J Vander Ltd 1958 Basket, candlestick, dish, decanter label, flatware, knife handle, salver, tea service, wine funnel Company founded by Cornelius Joshua Vander in 1886; closed 2007


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Cooper Ludlam Ltd 1985..1988 Knife handle Cutlery manufacturers, Progress Works, Sudbury Street, Sheffield
C Ltd 1988..1993 Caddy spoon, candle snuffer, letter opener
Levesley Brothers 1877..1889
(registered Aug 1868)
Fish servers, presentation trowel, salt, spoon Central Works, West Street, Sheffield


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Mappin Brothers (Charles Mappin) 1881
(registered Mar 1878)
Salt & spoon Regent Street, London; King William Street, London & Queen's Cutlery Works, Sheffield
The Churchill Mint 1972..1979 Limited edition items (plate, spoon) Glossop Road, Sheffield
C M A 1938 Flatware, knife blade cf similarity to CJA mark of Charles James Allan. This mark seen, with CJA, on a pair of cocktail forks dated 1938 and 1933 respectively.
C M Ltd 1975 Fob medal


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Charles Needham 1838
(registered Aug 1810
Knife handle Plate worker, Wicker, Sheffield

Sheffield Register shows Needham's mark with a pellet:

Christopher Lawrence 1994 Dish


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
C P 1922..1923 Fruit knife
Charles Packer & Co 1907..1910
(registered Jul 1907)
Dish, kettle & burner Regent Street, London


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
C S 1975..1978 Box, posy holder
Camelot Silverware Ltd 1978..2013 Caster, claret jug, dish, flask, goblet, place card holder, quaich, salver Web site
C S & Co 1931 Box
C S F 1942..1944 Napkin ring, salver An apparently identical London mark for this period registered by Charles Solomon Farbey, electroplate manufacturer, Tudor Place, London W1
Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd 1899
(registered Apr 1892)
Fruit knife Bartlett's Passage, Holborn Circus, London; subsequently Fetter Lane, London EC4
Charles S Green & Co Ltd (registered Feb 1907) Warstone Lane, Birmingham; later Cogent Works, St Paul's Square, Birmingham & Hatton Garden, London


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
C T Burrows & Sons (Charles Turman Burrows) 1904..1905
(registered Jun 1903)
Flatware, fruit knife Branston Street, Birmingham
(registered Jun 1907)
C T M 1956..1961 Spoon An identical mark in use for London by C T Maine Ltd of Jersey


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
C W 1941 Napkin ring
Charles Westwood & Sons (registered Jun 1896) Hall Street, Birmingham
C W Fletcher & Son Ltd (Charles William Fletcher) 1901..1935
(registered May 1894)
Basket, condiments, dish, flatware, fruit knife, napkin ring, salver, teapot, tray Sterling Works, Bramhall Lane, Sheffield

Company taken over Mar 2002 by James Robinson Inc of New York and renamed Fletcher Robinson Ltd

C W S 2001..2004 Brooch, earring
Charles William Shapland 1898
(registered Jun 1897)
Spoon "Jeweller & Pawnbroker" (ref: 1901 census), High Holborn, London, WC