Silver Makers' Marks - Birmingham Assay Office (W)

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WH

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Howard 1805..1812
(registered Sep 1801)
Watch case Case maker, Coventry
1813..1814
(registered Feb 1813)
William Hammon (registered Jan 1863) Case maker, Coventry
William Hickman (probably) 1884 Watch case Case maker, Mount Street, Coventry
Louis Weill & Henry Harburg 1884..1887
(registered Mar 1883)
Watch case Watch manufacturers, Holborn Circus, London EC
William M Hayes 1896..1910
(registered Oct 1896)
Box, bowl, buckle, button, cigarette case, creamer, napkin ring, spoon, vesta Spencer Street, Birmingham
1897..1906

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William Hutchinson 1897 Vesta Belgrave Terrace, Lodge Road, Birmingham
W H 1901..1904 Dish, perfume bottle top
William Hammon II 1902
(registered Aug 1896)
Watch case Watch manufacturer, Westwood House, Earlsdon, Coventry
William Harrison 1906..1912 Cigarette holder & case, pipe mount, vesta, walking cane top Pipe mounter
W H 1993 Cigarette box
W H & G Walker & Co 1906
(registered Sep 1906)
Pierced bowl Stampers & piercers

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W H Carrington & Co 1902..1903
(registered Aug 1898)
Glass salt rim, jar lid Tobacconists & fancy goods dealers, Thomas Street, Manchester

A similar mark with serif characters registered Apr 1891

W H Collins & Co 1936..1947 Baby's rattle, book mark, napkin clip, tongs Excelda Works, Handsworth, Birmingham
William Henry Creswick 1944..1945 Cigarette case, spoon "Artist in gold & silver", Branscome, Devon
W H Darby & Sons Ltd 1960..1967 Brooch, fob medal, spoon A similar mark with pellets between letters registered Jun 1955

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1961..1962
(registered Jun 1955)
1964..1990
(registered Jan 1965)
W H F 1885 Locket
William Hair Haseler; W H Haseler Ltd (after c1910) 1882..1935
(registered Jul 1864)
Box, buckle (Liberty style), button, cigarette case, dish, flatware, fob medal, hair comb, napkin ring, purse, sovereign case, sugar bowl, vesta, whistle Manufacturing jewellers, Richmond Street, Birmingham; subsequently Vyse Street & Hylton Street, Birmingham
1898..1937
1923
1941
W H Lyde 1894..1905
(registered May 1886)
Butter knife, claret jug, napkin ring, spoon Newhall Hill, Birmingham
William Henry Leather; subsequently W H Leather & Son 1895..1909 Book mark, dish, dressing table set, fork, salt, spoon, teapot Pitsford Street, Birmingham
1914..1926
1901, 1928

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
(registered Jun 1920)
W H Ltd 1939..1953 Fob medal
W H Manton Ltd 1934..1949
(registered Jan 1930)
Box, buckle, cigarette case, coaster, compact, cruet set, ingot pendant, money clip, napkin ring Manufacturing silversmiths, Pittsford Street, Birmingham
1955..1993
(registered Mar 1956)
William Henry May 1940 Trophy cup Clumber Street, Nottingham
W H Newman Ltd 1908
(registered Mar 1903)
Pipe mount, purse mount Pipe mount manufacturers, Sandpits, Birmingham
1899
(registered Jan 1900)
W H O 1904 Match striker
W H S 1896..1907 Fob medal, pin tray
William Henry Sparrow 1902..1920
(registered Jan 1903)
Butter knife, button hook, card case, cigarette case, cruet, napkin ring, thimble, vesta, watch case, watch stand Spencer Street, Birmingham
1906
(registered Mar 1906)
Watch case
William Hutton & Sons Ltd 1896..1930 Basket, buckle, button, cigarette case, decanter label, flatware, frame, match box holder, napkin ring, salt, sauce boat, scent bottle, tea caddy, tea kettle, tray, trophy cup West Street, Sheffield, Hanley Street, Birmingham & Farringdon Road, London
1918..1920
William Henry Toyé 1907..1917 Fob medal London
W H W 1896 Dish
W H W 1897 Jar lid
William Harrison Walter 1897..1900 Candlestick, card case, match box holder, menu holder, sovereign case, jar top Newgate Street, London
1898..1906
1905
W H Weston 1933 Napkin ring Richard Hines trading as W H Weston, Barr Street, Birmingham; subsequently Frederick Street, Birmingham




WI

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W Inman & Son 1933
(registered Feb 1933)
Creamer




WJ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W J 1867..1868 Box
William Jee (registered Nov 1879) Case maker, Hertford Place, The Butts, Coventry; subsequently Norfolk Street, Coventry
William Henry Johnson 1902..1906 Box, brooch, napkin ring, pendant, spoon Clifford Street, Birmingham

The later W.J&S marks have a lower stop than illustrated

W Johnson & Sons 1912
(registered Apr 1912)
1923..1938, 1959..1974
Walter Jones 1938 Frame Photo frame specialist, Sloane Street, London SW1
W J 1977..1979 Ingot pendant
W J & Co 1873 Candle snuffer
W J A 1888 Box

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Walter James Carroll 1905, 1933 Fob medal Watchmaker & jeweller, Beer Lane, London EC; subsequently London Street, London EC3 & Wallbrook, London EC4
W J Co 1977 Ingot pendant
William James Dingley 1886..1934, 1955..1966 Button, fob medal, napkin ring, presentation key, spoon, trophy cup Warstone Lane, Birmingham
W J H 1893 Vesta
William J Holmes

William J Holmes Ltd (after c1938)

1897..1911, 1924..1935 Brooch, card case, fob medal, frame, Jersey cream jug, napkin ring, pepperette, salt, spoon, thimble, vesta Hockley Hill, Birmingham

Note: First mark (with serifs) also attributed to F Hutchinson & Co (William John Hutchinson), Furnival Street, London

1901..1922
W J Myatt & Co 1902..1946
(registered Oct 1900)
Box, brush, buttonhook, calendar, candlestick, dressing set, frame, pepperette, pincushion, shoe horn, spoon, thimble, tray, vesta Graham Street & Frederick Street, Birmingham
William John Pellow (registered Jan 1888) Hylton Street, Birmingham
W J Rodgers 1899..1906
(registered Dec 1898)
Cigarette case, pin tray, tea service
W J R 1983 Sauce boat
William Joseph Spencer 1895
(registered Mar 1896)
Sovereign case, watch case Case maker, Hockley Hill, Birmingham
1898
(registered May 1895)
W J S 1938..1975 Bangle, bracelet, medal Possibly W J Sutton Ltd, Vyse Street, Birmingham




WK

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
W K 1814 Decanter label
W K 1829 Spoon
Winifred King & Co 1924..1939 Butter knife, cake slice, napkin ring, spoon Winifred King & Mildred Murphy trading as W King & Co, Old Pal Yard, Earl Street, Coventry
Kay & Co Ltd (William Kilbourne Kay) 1911 Watch case Watch makers & jewellers, Shrub Hill, Worcester
1912..1913