Silver Makers' Marks - London Assay Office (R)

R/R& RA RB RC RD RE RF RG RH RI RJ RK RL RM RN RO RP RQ RR RS RT RU RV RW RX RY RZ

RR

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
R R 1767..1768 Ladle, spoon

(images courtesy of www.acsilver.co.uk)
Richard Rugg I 1756..1768
(registered May 1754)
Salver This mark, though similar to that of Robert Rew (see below) is smaller. Rugg's mark with hallmark for size comparison:
Robert Rew 1761
(registered Aug 1754)
Sauce boat This mark, though similar to that of Richard Rugg (see above) is larger. Rew's mark with hallmark for size comparison:
Richard Rugg I (probably) 1770..1774 Salver An apparently unregistered mark, but may have been in the missing largeworkers' register for 1758-1773. This mark is larger than Rugg's mark with pellet (see above). Note that the date range fits between the ranges for the 2 marks registered in the name(s) of Richard Rugg:
Richard Rugg II 1774..1784
(registered Mar 1775)
Salver This mark, registered by Richard Rugg, is almost certainly that of the son of Richard Rugg I, who is believed to have died in March 1775.
Richard Redrick 1770
(registered Apr 1762)
Spoon Redrick registered similar marks with pellet between, 1763 & 1768
Robert Ross 1774
(registered Oct 1774)
Spoon
Robert Rutland 1807..1820
(registered Aug 1807)
Flatware
1826
(registered Oct 1822)
1825
(registered Aug 1825)
Robert Rowlands 1860
(registered Mar 1833)
Watch case Case maker, Meredith Street, Clerkenwell, London
R R 1929..1938 Preserve jar lid, tea strainer There is a similar Birmingham mark for the same period. The Sheffield mark of Richard Richardson is also similar.
R R 1974 Goblet
R R 1974..1975 Imported items: box, figurine
Robert Roskell, Alan Roskell & John Mortimer Hunt 1882..1885
(registered Jun 1882)
Coffee pot, creamer, salver, tea kettle burner & stand, toast rack
Robert Richard Prout 1944..1945 Bowl, napkin ring, spoon Wholesale jeweller, Bricknell Avenue, Hull, Yorkshire
R R W 1979 Candle holder




RS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

Image is a composite of 2 examples of this mark

R S 1663..1673 Porringer Described by Jackson as "RS between mullets"
Richard Scarlett 1723..1736
(registered Jun 1720)
Spoon
Robert Sallam 1766..1769
(registered Nov 1765)
Spoon
Robert Sharp 1789..1797
(registered Jan 1788)
Chamberstick, dish, salver, tea kettle & burner, tray Note: this mark is a cut-down version of DS/RS (Daniel Smith removed)
Richard Sibley I 1816..1834
(registered Jul 1812)
Cruet stand, entree dish, spoon, teapot, toast rack Died 1836
Ralph Samuel 1844..1847
(registered Jan 1843)
Watch case Case maker, Wood Street, Liverpool
Richard Sibley II 1847..1873
(registered Jun 1839)
Brandy saucepan, flatware, salt, sauce boat, tea service, toast rack, tray
Robert Stebbings 1883..1912
(registered Sep 1882)
Caster, flatware, napkin ring, salt Myddleton Street, London
1888..1911
(registered Dec 1891)
Robert Stocker 1887..1917
(registered Jan 1886)
Bowl, candlestick, decanter label
Richard Spencer (probably) 1888 Masonic medal This mark not shown by Culme (only marks without pellet noted for Richard Spencer)
Robert Stewart 1901..1913 Cupholder, dish, mug, napkin ring, quaich, salver, spoon, tea service, yacht club trophy Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow; subsequently Buchanan Street, Glasgow

R Stewart Ltd from c1926

1913..1934
(registered Sep 1898)
R S 1939..1949 Candlestick, trophy cup
R Spencer & Co 1931
(registered Jul 1911)
Badge Masonic manufacturers, Great Queen St, London WC

Similar marks registered from 1896 onwards

R S & S 1921..1931 Condiments set, flatware Possibly Robert Stebbings & Sons Ltd, Myddleton Street, London EC1 or R Smart & Son, Vyse Street, Birmingham
C Shapland & Co (1977)
Rhiannon S Evans 1977..1993 Brooch, napkin ring Tregaron, Ceredigion, Wales
R S J 1994 Ear ring
Ross Somerville Morgan 1995..1997 Shell sculpture
Stainsby & Coupland 1888
(registered Jun 1887)
Purse mount Richard Stainsby & William Coupland trading as Stainsby & Coupland, jewellers, silver purse lock and general mounters, Willmington Square, Clerkenwell, London EC

Second mark not shown by Culme but is the same as a mark registered at Chester by the company

1894
R & W Sorley 1900..1939
(registered Aug 1897)
Dish, flatware, salver, tea service, toast rack, vase William Sorley & William Steele trading as R & W Sorley, St Vincent Street & Renfield Street, Glasgow; also at Buchanan Street, Glasgow
1911..1935
(registered Mar 1908)




RT

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Robert Timbrell 1691 Tankard
Robert Tyrrill 1742..1749
(registered May 1742)
Coffee pot, kettle
R T 1791 Fish slice
Richard Turner 1807..1819
(registered Oct 1783 & 1801)
Flatware A mark with pellet registered Nov 1809:
R·T
R T 1976 Cuff links
Richard Gurney & Thomas Cook (1740..1749)
Richard Gurney & Thomas Cook (1735, 1748..1761)
Richard Turner & John Shea 1807..1809
(registered Apr 1808)
Flatware
R T M 1984 Box




RU

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
John Ruslen 1697..1707
(registered Apr 1697)
Caster, porringer, tankard
Robert Urquhart 1800
(registered Feb 1801)
Skewer, wine funnel




RV

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Raoul Vigier 1882
(registered Feb 1882)
Watch case Watch manufacturer, Clerkenwell Road, London EC




RW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
Robert Wallis 1838..1853
(registered Nov 1836)
Flatware

Note: right-hand edge of punch follows slope of "W"
1843..1845
(registered Mar 1843)
1845..1852
(registered Oct 1845)
Robert Williams (registered Sep 1841) Bristol

Also registered a mark without pellet same date:
RW

Robert Woodhouse 1893..1915
(registered Oct 1890 & 1894, 1906)
Bowl, tazza
Roland Ward 1897..1904
(registered Oct 1888)
Candlestick, silver-mounted horse tail
Robert Welch 1971..1974 Decanter label, goblet, spoon, tea service Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Web Site

1977..2000
R W 1991 Brooch
Harrods Ltd (Richard Woodman Burbridge) 1919..1977 Bowl, box, caster, decanter label, ink stand, match box holder, mug, napkin ring, pepperette, salver, sauce boat, toast rack Burbridge was chairman of Harrods (cf RB mark)
Robert Walter Birch 1979..1982
(registered c1968)
Commemorative spoon, paperweight Web site
Richard William Elliott 1842
(registered Jan 1842)
Toast rack Compton Street, Clerkenwell

R W Elliott was William Elliott's son

William & Robert Peaston (1756..1757)
Loebl & Co (registered Jan 1912) Robert Wadman Stilby trading as Loebl & Co, leather goods manufacturers, Old Street, London EC
R & T Washbourne Ltd 1910..1913
(registered Oct 1906)
Pyx box Publishers & church furnishers, Paternoster Row, London EC
R W W 1925 Spoon




RZ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Richard Zouch 1738
(registered Mar 1735)
Mug, sauce boat
c1740
(registered Jun 1739)