Silver Makers' Marks - Glasgow Assay Office (G to J)

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G

GB GD GE GI GJ GM GN GO GR GS GT GW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
George & John Morgan 1926..1947 Box, napkin ring, quaich, spoon, toast rack Manufacturing silversmiths, Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow
1941
Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd 1904 Dish Regent Street, London
Gilmour & Watson 1895..1913 Iona silver Mitchell Street, Glasgow
1913..1917
G B 1830 Spoon
G D 1834 Ladle
George David Rattray 1907..1913 Bowl, dish Nethergate, Dundee
G E 1846..1858 Fork, spoon
G E 1859 Spoon
George Edward & Sons 1863..1893 Bowl, flask, flatware, grape scissors, mug, napkin ring, paperweight, tea service Buchanan Street, Glasgow

For later marks of this company see Edward & Sons at E&S

1867
1867..1868
1881..1884
George Edward & Sons (George Edward & Arthur Edward) 1920..1924
George Innes 1824..1836 Flatware
Georg Jensen Ltd (registered 1959) Danish manufacturer & importer, New Bond Street, London
G McL 1858 Spoon
George Muir Ltd 1922 Tea service Argyle Street, Glasgow
Stauffer, Son & Co (George Alfred Nicolet) 1929..1930 Imported gold watch Watch importers & manufacturers
George O'Neill 1844..1857 Spoon
G R 1822..1830 Spoon
Stockwell & Co (George Stockwell) 1915 Imported watch case Importers of silver, Finsbury Street, London
G Thomson 1824..1842 Flatware
George White (probably) 1824..1842 Flatware

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G W 1836..1840 Ladle, spoon
G W 1846 Spoon




H

HC HD HE HI HJ HM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Hayes & Finch Ltd 1927 Chalice Church furnishers, Henrietta Street, London (1910); Vernon Street, London (1928)
Henderson & Horner Bros 1935..1955 Brooch, caddy spoon, pickle fork Manufacturing jewellers, Buchanan Street, Glasgow
Hamilton & Laidlaw 1891..1893 Spoon & tongs set
H C 1854 Tongs
H D & S 1832 Ladle
H Darrol Wilks Birmingham
H D Falconer & Son 1938..1949 Quaich, trophy Dunblane Street, Glasgow
John Heron 1825 Ladle, spoon Greenock

Earlier pieces assayed in Edinburgh

1828..1835
Joseph Walker Hinchliffe 1824..1828 Spoon Dumfries
John Hall & Co (1912..1925)
John Hart (1952..1961)
Henry Muirhead 1837 Spoon




I

IG IM IS IW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
James Glen 1743..1756 Salver, spoon
I M & S 1874 Tongs
Iain MacCormick 1949 Iona caddy spoon
I S & T S 1828 Decanter label
Illinois Watch Co Ltd 1924 Imported watch case (Ingersoll wrist watch)




J

JA JB JC JD JE JF JH JJ JL JM JN JO JR JS JT JW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
James & Andrew Kelly 1845..1876 Flatware, medal
Johnston & Co 1888..1890
(first mentioned 1880)
Spoon
J & P D 1854..1868 Spoon
J & W B 1871 Spoon "Unidentified" by the Edinburgh Incorporation of Goldsmiths
J & W Mitchell 1836..1880 Dish, flatware, medal
1837
1892
John A Fettes 1907 Tazza Manufacturing silversmith, Albert Street, Townhead, Glasgow
J Blond & Son 1883..1898 Spoon A similar mark with sans-serif letters is James Ballantyne & Son
James Ballantyne & Son 1910..1918 Creamer, fork, sucrier Jewellers, Virginia Street, Glasgow
J B N 1853..1865 Spoon Also seen (1872) in sans-serif form:
J.B.N.
James Crichton 1819..1866 Spoon
J C 1832 Spoon
J Cameron & Son 1905..1911 Tea service, trophy cup Jewellers, King Street, Kilmarnock
J D 1819 Spoon Possibly James Downie
J D 1849..1852 Flatware
J D 1850 Spoon
James Douglas 1894 Tongs
James Dixon & Sons Ltd (registered Sep 1963) Cornish Place, Sheffield
John D McAllister 1944..1947 Butter knife, napkin ring, spoon
J E 1836 Spoon
J E 1858 Ladle
J Easton 1893 Spoon
J F 1820..1824 Spoon
J F 1836..1842 Spoon, tea service, tongs
John Alexander Fettes 1894..1929 Buckle, decanter, mug, napkin ring, presentation key, salver, spoon & tongs set, tea service
James A Ferrier 1900..1929 Badge, fob medal Exchange Place, Glasgow
James Hardy 1882 Spoon Aberdeen

Seen with an additional Aberdeen mark:

John Hall & Co 1912..1925 Teacup, trophy cup Jewellers, King Street, Manchester
John Hart 1952..1961 "Iona" silver: brooch, paper knife, spoon
Jos Haywood & Co 1857..1892 Flatware
J J 1897 Stick mount "Unidentified" by Edinburgh Incorporation of Goldsmiths
J J S 1901 Plaque on trophy

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J L 1829 Caddy spoon
John Lockhart 1893 Caddy spoon

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Joseph Leton active 1930s & 1940s Napkin ring, spoon Jeweller, Black Lion Yard, London E1
J L A 1861..1862 Spoon
James Lockhart Spencer 1826..1830
(registered 1827)
Flatware
John Mitchell 1826..1844 Flatware
J M 1857..1859 Coffee pot, salt, spoon

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J M 1856..1859 Decanter label, medal
James Marr (or Mark) 1895..1916 Decanter label, fob medal, medal Greenock
J M 1929 Covered cup

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John Miller & Co 1872 Spoon, tongs

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J M & Co 1872..1875 Flatware

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John Muirhead & Son 1863..1878 Flatware, tea service
1884
James McEwan c1783 Spoon Working dates: c1762-c1790
J M C 1850 Ladle

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J McK 1832..1843 Flatware "Unidentified" by Edinburgh Incorporation of Goldsmiths, but is possibly John McKell (mentioned in Glasgow records 1825 - 1844)
J McK 1833..1834 Ladle, spoon Possibly John McKell
John Murray or John Muir 1830..1833 Flatware Edinburgh Incorporation of Goldsmiths notes 1855 as first mention of John Muir, Jnr
1836..1845
1849..1858
J & W Mitchell (probably) 1833..1835 Flatware
James Newlands 1819..1823 Flatware Newlands used the Edinburgh assay office prior to 1819. This mark seen with an Edinburgh hallmark prior to 1819 and with a Glasgow hallmark 1819 and later.
J O'Raily (registered c1832) Dumfries
James Ross 1849..1856, 1873 Flatware
1860..1866
John Russell 1859 Bowl Mentioned in Glasgow records between 1845 and his death in 1864
J R 1875..1876 Jug, mug, salver
James Reid & Co 1878..1893 Cup, dish, mug, napkin ring, spoon, tea service Napiershall Street, Glasgow

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James Reid & Co (probably) 1904..1917 Napkin ring, trophy
J R 1883..1885 Napkin ring, tea service
James Ramsay 1911 Cup High Street, Dundee; subsequently Reform Street, Dundee
J R & J N 1850 Spoon
J R & W Laing (James Rankine Laing & William Laing) 1914 Ashtray, brooch, fob medal Brunswick Street, Glasgow; subsequently (from 1900) Gordon Street, Glasgow
1935..1938
(registered c1938)

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J Russell & Co 1893 Pipe mount Glasgow

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1894

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J S 1833 Tongs A very similar mark registered by James Simpson I, first mentioned in Glasgow records 1835
James Simpson II 1874 Spoon First mentioned in Glasgow records 1852
John Todd (probably) 1832..1858 Spoon
J T 1835 Tongs
James Weir 1899..1919 Cigarette case, cup, fork, imported watch case (with "GS" mark of Stockwell & Co), salver, spoon, tea service, trophy cup Jewellers & silversmiths, Buchanan Street, Glasgow

J Weir Ltd after c1920

1915..1926
1916
1923..1925
J W & S 1875 Spoon
J W Benson Ltd 1933 Imported watch case Ludgate Hill, London