Silver Makers' Marks - London Assay Office (J)

J& JA JB JC JD JE JF JG JH JI JJ JK JL JM JN JO JP JQ JR JS JT JU JV JW JX JY JZ

JV

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
James Vickery 1851..1872
(registered Aug 1851)
Box, jar lid
Cornelius Joshua Vander 1889..1903
(registered Oct 1886)
Beaker, bowl, caster, goblet, replica oil lamp, sauce boat, spoon

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
John Vander 1907
(registered Mar 1904)
Flatware
John Vincent 1937..1938 Spoon Silversmith & goldsmith, St Mary's Street, Weymouth, Dorset
Vander & Hedges (John Gotliev Vander & John Hedges) 1887 (registered Jun 1887) Spoon




JW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
James Wilks (1741..1750)
James Wilks (1742..1755)
James Williams 1755
(registered Jul 1755)
Spoon
Fuller White (1759..1767)
Thomas Wallis II (1785..1809)
Joseph Wyatt 1792..1793
(registered Oct 1789)
Basket, mustard, nutmeg grater
Joseph Willmore 1795
(registered Dec 1805)
Tongs Birmingham
(registered Mar 1840)
James Wintle 1812
(registered Oct 1812)
Flatware
1818..1840
(registered 1818 to 1838)
John Williams 1808
(registered Sep 1807)
Watch case Case maker, Great Sutton Street, Islington, London

Also registered marks in an oval punch from 1815 through to 1837

1815
(registered Feb 1814)
1842
(registered Jul 1839)
John West 1822
(registered Mar 1822)
Watch case Case maker, White Cross Street, London; later Banner Square, St Luke's, London
1827..1833
(registered Oct 1833)
1842
(registered Feb 1841)
John James Whiting 1833..1836
(registered Oct 1833)
Flatware
1836..1846
(registered May 1840)
John James Whiting 1847..1863 (registered Dec 1847)

Died c1855

John Whiting (registered Mar 1855)
Jacob Wintle 1843..1844
(registered Jan 1844)
Spoon
James Walker 1861..1876
(registered Sep 1854)
Watch case Case maker, Albert Street, Coventry

A similar mark registered by Joseph Walton, case maker, Dec 1874 (top of central part of W level with top of letter)

Joseph Walton 1868..1909
(registered Feb 1867)
Cigarette case, napkin ring, sovereign case, watch case Upper Charles Street, London EC
1879..1884
(registered Jan 1875)
Joseph Walton & Co 1917
(registered Sep 1911)
John Henry Williamson 1878..1889
(registered Jan 1871)
Spoon, tea & coffee service
James Widmer 1878..1879
(registered Jan 1878)
Watch case Case maker, Holborn Viaduct, London

A mark similar to the first one here registered by Joseph Walton, Dec 1874

(registered Mar 1878)

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
John Woodman 1889..1893
(registered Nov 1876)
Watch case Case maker, Smith Street, Clerkenwell, London

Mark is: 
J.W
Isidor Weil 1890
(registered Oct 1886)
Spoon
John Edward Wilmot 1898
(registered Oct 1897)
Dish Hylton Street, Birmingham
John West 1900
(registered Mar 1899)
Wallet
John Williams 1903
(registered Nov 1902)
Goblet
Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd 1973..1978 Silver-mounted Wedgwood items: brooch, napkin ring, paperweight, ring
J W 1991 Imported toothpick
Joseph Walton & Co (1917)
Josiah Williams & Co 1933..1944 Coffee pot, flatware, jug, knife, napkin rings Augustine Parade, Bristol
1934..1940
J W & Co 1948 Masonic jewel
J Wippell & Co Ltd 1903
(registered Jul 1903)
Ecclesiatical silver: chalice, communion set, pyx box, spoon Clerical Outfitters, Cathedral Yard, Exeter & Duncannon Street, London WC
1908..1971
(registered Jul 1903)
J Wippell & Co Ltd (probably) 1990..1992 Chalice & paten, letter opener Note the very similar mark registered by Wippell & Co (see above). The company is still in business (2015).
Johnson, Walker & Tolhurst 1908..1923
(registered May 1908)
Ash tray, candlestick, cigarette box, novelty pepperette, trophy cup Similar mark with sans-serif characters registered May 1908
1927..1938 Similar mark with sans-serif characters seen on 1973 commemorative beaker
John William Barrier 1906
(registered Jan 1872)
James William Benson 1880..1903
(registered Feb 1880)
Caster, cigarette case, cup, dressing table set, flatware, mustard, pepperette, spoon & tongs set, tea service, watch case Ludgate Hill, London
J W Benson Ltd 1912..1937
(registered Oct 1912)
1933..1938
John William Barrett (registered May 1904) Jeweller, Warstone Lane, Birmingham
John William Caldicott (registered Sep 1910) Birmingham
James Dixon & Sons (James Willis Dixon) 1873..1907
(registered Jul 1873)
Basket, coffee pot, dish, ewer, flatware, knife, salver Cornish Place, Sheffield
J W Flynn 1967 Mug Sunderland
James Wakely & Frank Clarke Wheeler 1884..1908
(registered Oct 1884)
Basket, butter dish, decanter label, cup, egg cup, flatware, mustard, napkin ring, quaich, salt, tea & coffee service, tray, trophy Hatton Garden, London & Forde Street, Dublin
J W G 1990 Cup
Jonathan Wilson Hukin & John Thomas Heath 1882..1886
(registered Nov 1879)
Claret jug, cruet, napkin ring, salt, spoon, tea service
John Williams Johnson 1885..1886
(registered Jan 1885)
Salt, wine funnel
Williamson & Horton (John Henry Williamson & John Spinks Horton) 1869
(registered Jan 1868)
Bowl A mark with stops between letters also registered Jan 1868
John William Kilpatrick 1885
(registered Jul 1884)
Inkstand Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London
J W Kirwan & Co (John William Kirwan) (registered Jan 1902) Vyse Street, Birmingham, Frederick Street, Birmingham & Hatton Garden, London

Similar mark without stops registered Apr 1880

J W L 1973 Imported (Irish) caddy spoon
J W Ltd 1977 Dish, goblet, spoon
James W Potter & Sons 1977..1980 Caddy spoon, flatware, letter opener, napkin ring Botley Mills, Southampton, Hampshire
J W Spurrier & Co (John Walter Spurrier) (registered Dec 1895) Wool Exchange, London




JY

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
John Yardley (registered May 1858) Case maker, Thomas Street, Coventry
John Yapp & John Woodward 1847
(registered Jun 1846)
Mug Bread Street, Birmingham

Note: the illustrated mark is probably overstruck on the GR mark of George John Richards





JZ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
J Zeving (or Joseph Zweig) 1913..1921
(registered Jul 1911)
Judaic silverware (bessamin, kiddush cup, menorah), tongs Culme lists this as Joseph Zweig; Chester Compendium has it as Samuel Zeving trading as J Zeving, Great Garden Street, London