Silver Makers' Marks - Sheffield 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
William Wild & Co 1800
(registered Dec 1784)
Tongs Plate workers, Trinity Street, Sheffield
W & Co 1907..1920 Flatware
W & E V 1911..1914 Creamer, sucrier
John Wright & George Fairbairn 1809..1812
(registered Mar 1809)
Caster top, coaster, salt Plate Workers, Sheffield Park
W & G 1919..1941 Ash tray, coffee pot, spoon
Wilson & Gill 1953 Dish Regent Street, London
Walker & Hall 1882..1895
(registered Aug 1894)
Basket, bowl, box, card case, cigarette case, dish, flatware, fruit knife, napkin ring, pepperette, sauce boat, tea & coffee service, toast rack, tray, trophy cup, vanity jar top, vase, vesta, watch stand Electro Works, Howard Street, Sheffield
1892..1894
(registered Jul 1892)
1892..1934
(registered Mar 1896)

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1892..1894
(registered Jan 1894)
1909..1960
W & J A B 1944..1946 Flatware, napkin ring, toast rack
Wardell & Kempson (registered Jan 1811) Plate Workers, Birmingham

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W & P 1928 Butter knife
W & R 1850 Fruit knife Possibly Wilkinson & Roberts who registered a similar incuse mark Nov 1831
West & Son 1905..1913
(registered Feb 1902)
Flatware, toast rack College Green, Dublin
Wilson & Sharp 1924..1933 Box, tea service, toast rack Princes Street, Edinburgh




WA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Adams Ltd 1902
(registered Jun 1901)
Fruit knife Barr Street, Birmingham
William Aitken (registered Nov 1903) Summer Row, Birmingham
W A 1934..1935 Flatware, toast rack
William Allanson & Co 1834..1845 Candlestick, decanter label, lid Plate Workers, Norfolk Street, Sheffield




WB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

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William Briggs 1838..1844
(registered Aug 1823)
Fruit knife, spoon Plate worker, Button Lane, Sheffield

The registered mark has a stop between the letters:
W.B

William Briggs & Co (1899)
William Bush & Sons (probably) 1931..1970 Bowl, candelabra, caster, communion silver (paten, pyx), dish, hot water jug, knife handle, napkin ring, salver, spoon, toast rack
William Birks & Co (William Birks, Benjamin Withers, John & Dinis Sykes) 1779
(registered Sep 1773)
Knife & fork handles Plate Workers, Pincin Lane, Sheffield

A similar mark but with pellet between W and B registered Feb 1781 by William Birks & Son

William Briggs & Co (1894..1909)
William Briggs & Co, Sheffield (1900..1911)
William Batt & Sons 1904..1930
(registered May 1901)
Flatware Sycamore Road, Sheffield
W Batty & Sons 1927 Trophy cup Market Street, Manchester
William Briggs & Co 1875..1888
(registered Mar 1873)
Flatware, mug, mustard, sauce boat, sugar scuttle Andrew Street, Wicker, Sheffield
1899
(registered Nov 1890)
1894..1909
(registered Jan 1900)
William Briggs & Co, Sheffield 1900..1911
(registered Oct 1900)
Williams (Birmingham) Ltd (registered Feb 1907) Hockley Street, Birmingham
William Batt & Sons Ltd (probably) 1938..1960 Fish eaters, tea strainer
W Bros 1970..1977 Mug, salver