Silver Makers' Marks - Birmingham Assay Office (W)

W& WA WB WC WD WE WF WG WH WI WJ WK WL WM WN WO WP WQ WR WS WT WU WV WW WX WY WZ

W&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Wheeler & Cronin (Mary Wheeler & James Bartholomew Cronin) 1842..1853
(registered Sep 1842)
Butter knife, card case, decanter label, flatware, vinaigrette
W & C Manton 1886 Chamberstick, pepperette
W & Co 1882 Bracelet

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White & Co 1882 Bangle Vyse Street, Birmingham
W & Co 1898..1900 Box mount, whistle
Woodward & Co 1900..1904
(registered Oct 1900)
Dish, tray
Whittaker & Co 1902 Button Wilton Road, London
J T Wordsworth & Co 1905 Box
Wolfsky & Co Ltd 1896 Jar lid, stick mount Dressing case makers, Upper Marylebone Street, London W1
1912
W & Co Ltd 1913 or 1938 Cigarette case
W & Co Ltd 1920..1923 Caster lid, mustard
W & Co W 1919 Box, vesta
Wilsdorf & Davis (Hans Wilsdorf & Alfred James Davis) 1909
(registered Jun 1909)
Watch case Watch makers & importers, Hatton Garden, London
William & Edward Turnpenny 1843..1846
(registered Jul 1844)
Box, card case, vinaigrette
Ward & Francis (Alfred Ward & William Francis) 1901
(registered Feb 1898)
Watch case Case makers, Croft Road, Coventry
W & F Rabone (Walter Hayes Rabone & Frank Rabone) 1911..1916
(registered Oct 1911)
Ashtray, cigarette case, dish, dressing table set, jug, knife handle, spoon Frederick Street, Birmingham & Albion Street, Birmingham

Partnership dissolved 2 Apr 1918

Wilson & Gill 1919..1931 Cigarette case, mustard, salt Regent Street, London
Wilson & Green 1928
(registered May 1929)
Fob medal Birmingham
W & G 1981 Ring

(image courtesy of David Mercer)
Walter & George Myers (probably) 1878..1888 Brooch, vesta Northampton Street, Birmingham

A very similar mark registered at Chester Assay Office c1886 by W & G Myers, wholesale jewellers & factors

White & Hawkins 1872..1873
(registered Mar 1872)
Mug Legge Lane, Birmingham

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Walker & Hall 1895..1912 Badge, box, brooch, button, card case, cigarette case, dish, dressing table set, flatware, matchbook holder, mustard, napkin ring, salt, sauce boat, sovereign holder, tea service, tray, vase Electro Works, Howard Street, Sheffield
1906..1913
1918..1980
W & H Ltd 1916..1919 Box, compact, vanity mirror This mark listed as "unidentified" in Chester Compendium
W & J 1930 Fob medal
Wardell & Kempson 1805..1819
(registered Apr 1815)
Caddy spoon, decanter label, etui, vinaigrette
W & P 1930..1931 Butter knife
Waterhouse & Ryland 1813..1818
(registered Jul 1810)
Cup, dish, mustard, salver Hill Street, Birmingham
1822
(registered Jul 1811)
Wilmot & Roberts (John Wilmot & William Roberts;
from 1848
Edward Wilmot & Charles Roberts)
1835..1840
(registered Feb 1835 & 1839, 1840 & Jan 1849)
Box, butter knife Summer Road, Birmingham; subsequently Friday Street, Birmingham
1838
(registered Jul 1838 & Aug 1848)
Waterhouse & Son (Thomas & George Waterhouse) 1829..1835
(registered Mar 1830)
Decanter label, plate, tea service Silversmiths, Hill Street, Birmingham
Wilson & Sharp 1903..1937 Box, condiments, mug, quaich, toast rack Princes Street, Edinburgh
W & S 1912..1913 Australian-themed items: brooch, cuff links, fob medal, hat pin, souvenir spoon
Johnson, Walker & Tolhurst 1911 Mustard Aldersgate Street & New Bond Street, London
W & T A Ltd 1966 Bowl
W & W L 1879 Brooch
W & W R 1946 Box




WA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Aitken 1891..1894 Bowl, candlestick, cigarette case, claret jug, condiments, dish, egg cup, grape scissors, ink stand, mirror, napkin ring, sauce boat, spoon, tazza, tea service, vase, vesta Vyse Street, Birmingham
1901..1916
(registered Aug 1904)
William Adams Ltd 1900..1908
(registered Feb 1901)
Ash tray, box, brush, candlestick, caster, cigarette case, condiment set, cruet, decanter label, dish, flatware, fob medal, mirror, mug, napkin ring, quaich, sauce boat, tea & coffee service Barr Street, Birmingham
1903..1991
1909, 1933..1940
1924..1955
(registered Sep 1926)
1975


(Note: Mark is W.A with sans-serif characters)
Walter Allen (probably) 1900 Pipe mount Pipe manufacturer & tobacconist, Cannon Street, Manchester; subsequently Thomas Street & Shudehill, Manchester
William Amaziah Ellwick 1896..1898 Jar top
W A H 1941 Napkin ring
W A Humphries Ltd (Walter Albert Humphries) 1963..1993 Candlestick, napkin ring, quaich, tastevin, tea strainer, vase Hockley Hill, Birmingham
W A Perry (probably) 1909 Jar lid Corporation Street, Birmingham
W A Perry & Co (probably) 1938 Compact Corporation Street, Birmingham
W A Perry & Co Ltd 1951 Box Corporation Street, Birmingham
W A P Watson Ltd 1931..1946 Brooch, fob medal, souvenir spoon Manufacturing jewellers, Northampton Street, Birmingham; later Great Hampton Street, Birmingham

Company in existence from at least 1921

William Arthur T Hallett 1904..1905
(registered Mar 1902)
Spoon




WB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Boot 1804..1810
(registered Aug 1804)
Box


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William Base 1911..1920 Box, card case, cigarette case, condiments, decanter label, dish, flask, jar top, napkin ring, salt, spoon, tea strainer, toast rack, vesta Kenyon Street, Birmingham
William Base & Sons 1920..1930
(registered Mar 1921)
William Bullock 1920
(registered Mar 1895)
Watch case Cherry Street, Coventry; Haveley Road, Coventry (from Sep 1920)
William Briggs & Co 1901..1905 Salt, sifter spoon Andrew Street, Wicker, Sheffield
Woolf Brothers & Co Ltd 1955
(registered Feb 1949)
Spoon Key Hill Drive, Birmingham 18
William Bruford & Son 1906..1908, 1930 Creamer, salt, sugar bowl, trophy cup Eastbourne & Exeter

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W B & S 1920 Vase
William Base & Sons (1920..1930)
W B & S Ltd 1932 Spoon
Wilfred Bickley Johnson 1977 Tankard b1903, d1991
Williams (Birmingham) Ltd 1902..1903
(registered Apr 1902)
Basket, bookmark, candlestick, card case, cigar case, clock, dish, dressing table set, epergne, ink well, napkin ring, purse, salt, tea service, tray, vesta Goodman Street, Birmingham

This company traded between 1902 and 1929

1904..1910
(registered Jun 1909)
1905..1925
(registered Jun 1905)
1905..1923
W B M & S 1955 Spoon
W Bros 1897 Spoon
W Bros 1908 Pendant
Walker Brothers 1894..1903
(registered Mar 1894)
Cup, napkin ring, salt
W Brs 1898 Pin tray
W Brs 1903..1904 Sovereign case
Ward Brothers 1888..1889
(registered Oct 1888)
Brooch, corn holder, souvenir spoon Branston Street, Birmingham
1965..1973
1969..1978
W BS 1911 Brooch