Silver Makers' Marks - Sheffield Assay Office (L)

LA LB LC LH LJ LL LO LP LR LS LW

L&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Larder & Burgess 1911..1931
(registered Feb 1904)
Pickle fork, spoon John William Larder & Vernon Burgess trading as Larder & Burgess, Orient Works, Matilda Street, Sheffield; later Crown Works, Mary Street, Sheffield

Larder & Burgess Ltd (from 1929). Company dissolved 1935

Lawson & Co 1899..1906
(registered Jan 1898)
Butter knife, dish, spoon Buchanan Street, Glasgow

(image courtesy of Winsor House Antiques)
Latham & Owen 1934..1938 Knife handle Cutlers, Eyre Street, Sheffield & Hatton Garden, London
Lindsay & Paisley Ltd 1922 Quaich Diamond merchants, manufacturing goldsmiths & silversmiths, Buchanan Street & Gordon Street, Glasgow

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
L & R 1934 Salver
Levi & Salaman 1917
(registered Jan 1901)
Knife handle Newhall Street, Birmingham
Lowe & Sons 1988..2000 Commemorative bowl, wine bottle collar ring Waltons the Jewellers (Chester) Ltd trading as Lowe & Sons, Bridge Street Row, Chester
Latimer & Sons 1913 Fork, spoon, tongs Lothian Road, Edinburgh
1938..1947
(registered Jul 1894)
L & W 1938..1950 Bowl, cigarette case, dish, soup spoon, tea service




LA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Allens (A Laurence Allen) 1931..1958 Flatware, napkin ring Silversmiths, Portland Works, Arundel Street, Sheffield; subsequently Portland Works, Randall Street, Sheffield

Note: company listed as Allens in the 1928 telephone directory, but as Allen & Darwin in the 1927 directory





LB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Levesley Brothers 1862
(registered Jan 1863)
Fork Central Works, West Street, Sheffield

For later Levesley Brothers' marks see under TL


(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
Lockwood Brothers 1888..1901
(registered Feb 1855)
Fruit knife Arundel Street, Sheffield
Lockwood Bothers Ltd (probably) 1929 Butter knife
Lockwood Bothers Ltd (probably) 1930 Spoon
Lockwood Bothers Ltd (probably) 1916 Spoon & tongs set




LC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Leeds College of Art 1952..1963 Coffee pot, napkin ring, spoon
Leppington (Cutlers) Ltd 1954..1965 Butter knife, spoon Sidney Street, Sheffield




LH

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Leopold Heinzelmann 1906
(registered Oct 1902)
Fruit knife Atlantic Road, London SW
L Harrison 1931..1947 Flatware
L H 2002 Bookmark
Liverpool Hope University 2001 Teapot




LJ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Leonard Jones Ltd 1968..1978 Spoon West Market Place, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Frequently seen on replica Roman "Corinium" (Cirencester) spoon

L J B 1991 Coaster




LL

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Joseph Law, John Oxley & Henry Atkin 1823..1826
(registered Oct 1824)
Fork, fruit knife, knife blade Plate workers, Eyre Street, Sheffield
Links of London 2004..2005 Frame




LO

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Lyons of Chester 2002 Ingot pendant Jewellers, Chester & London




LP

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Luke Proctor & Co 1787..1790
(registered Jun 1785)
Candlestick, chamberstick




LR

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
L R & Co 1926..1934 Flatware
L R & S 1945..1946, 1965 Cup holder, spoon, tea service
Laurence R Watson & Co 1977..1988 Caddy spoon, frame, letter opener, salver, tea strainer Sheriff Hutton, York, North Yorkshire
1977..1986
Laurence R Watson & Co (probably) 1985..1989 Decanter label, salver, spoon




LS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
L S 1979 Box

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
Legacy Silverware Ltd 2019 Bookmark Web site
Langfords Silver Galleries 1970..1997 Dish, plate Charterhouse Street, London EC1




LW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
L W J 1977 Ingot pendant
L W J 1984 Decanter label