Silver Makers' Marks - London Assay Office (I)

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IA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
I A c1680 Box Note: no hallmark associated with this - assumed to be a London mark
Charles Jackson 1719..1722
(registered Apr 1714)
Spoon
John Albright 1722
(registered Jul 1720)
Ladle
John Arnell (1766)
John Alderhead 1751..1772
(registered Apr 1750)
Mug
Joseph Ash I 1804..1817
(registered Sep 1801 & 1810, 1818)
Box, decanter label, flatware
I A C 1993 Napkin ring
John Allen IV & Joshua Butler I 1802..1804
(registered Mar 1802)
Box, vinaigrette
I A M 1980 Napkin ring
I S & A N (1764..1770)
Joseph Abram Tyas 1835..1836
(registered Feb 1834)
Watch case Case maker




IB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
I B 1689 Spoon

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John Bird 1724
(registered Jun 1724)
Taperstick Largeworker
John Bache 1726
(registered Jun 1720)
Mug Largeworker
John Barbe (1741)
John Barbe (1741..1750)
John Bayley (1751..1754)
St John Barry 1758
(registered Mar 1758)
Tankard
James Baker or John Broughton 1764..1767 Coffee pot, mug Listed by GrimwadeGrimwade, Arthur - London Goldsmiths, 1697-1837: Their Marks and Lives,  Faber & Faber, 1990 under Unregistered Marks and attributed to "James Baker?, or possibly John Broughton". It may have been recorded in the lost 1758-1773 Largeworkers' Register.
John Bourne 1774
(registered Feb 1774)
Spoon This punch, as illustrated by GrimwadeGrimwade, Arthur - London Goldsmiths, 1697-1837: Their Marks and Lives,  Faber & Faber, 1990, is a nearly circular oval.
I B 1774 Candle snuffers Note similarity to the "possibly John Buckett" mark below
John Bingley 1775
(registered Jul 1763)
Watch case Case maker
possibly John Buckett 1779 Candle snuffers JacksonPickford, Ian, ed. - Jackson's Silver and Gold Marks of England, Scotland and Ireland,  Antique Collectors' Club, 1997 & GrimwadeGrimwade, Arthur - London Goldsmiths, 1697-1837: Their Marks and Lives,  Faber & Faber, 1990 both attribute I:B on 1770 sugar tongs to "? John Buckett", but the mark is shown with italic letters (although this may be due to the original image being copied from a worn example):
I:B

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Joseph Bradley 1776..1785
(registered Aug 1776)
Argyle, skewer
John Blake 1790..1827 Flatware Smallworker & spoonmaker
(registered Sep 1788 & May 1803)
James Beattie Smallworker
(registered Jul 1790)
John Boyer Smallworker
(registered Jun 1794)
Joseph Barnard Smallworker
(registered Feb 1798)
John Bunn Smallworker
(registered May 1806)
John Blades Smallworker
(registered Jun 1812 & Dec 1827)
John Brent Smallworker
(registered Jun 1820)
James Barratt 1804..1807, 1816..1827 Box, creamer, flatware, mug, pepperette Smallworker
(registered Oct 1801 & Sep 1803)
John Brough Smallworker
(registered Aug 1813)
John Booth Plateworker
(registered Nov 1813)
Joseph Biggs Plateworker
(registered Jan 1816)
John Baddeley Plateworker
(registered Oct 1818)
John Brydie Spoonmaker
(registered Jan 1823)
John Bridge Plateworker
(registered Nov 1823 but probably never used)
James Bult 1819
(registered Jul 1819)
Tongs
John Brydie 1824
(registered May 1824)
Spoon
Rundell, Bridge & Rundell (John Bridge) 1824..1830
(registered Nov 1823)
Candle snuffer, coffee biggin & stand, decanter label, ladle, mug, plate, salver, teapot & stand, tray
International Bullion & Metal Brokers 1975..1976 Imported items: box, candlestick, frame Wholesale jeweller, Hatton Garden, London EC1
James & Elizabeth Bland 1796
(registered Sep 1794)
Salt, tea caddy
Joseph Bell II 1758..1761 Basket, spoon, tankard Listed by GrimwadeGrimwade, Arthur - London Goldsmiths, 1697-1837: Their Marks and Lives,  Faber & Faber, 1990 under Unregistered Marks. It may have been recorded in the missing 1739-1758 Smallworkers' Register or the 1758-1773 Largeworkers' Register.
John Bourne & Thomas Moore III c1770
(registered Jun 1770)
Tongs




IC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
James Cluatt 1614 Spoon
John Clifton 1684..1685 Spoon Mark shown by JacksonPickford, Ian, ed. - Jackson's Silver and Gold Marks of England, Scotland and Ireland,  Antique Collectors' Club, 1997 for 1686
I C 1690 Tankard Mark shown by JacksonPickford, Ian, ed. - Jackson's Silver and Gold Marks of England, Scotland and Ireland,  Antique Collectors' Club, 1997 for 1681, but unidentified

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I C 1722 Bowl Mark not shown by GrimwadeGrimwade, Arthur - London Goldsmiths, 1697-1837: Their Marks and Lives,  Faber & Faber, 1990, but may be Joseph Clare I
Joseph Clare I 1723..1724
(registered Dec 1721)
Mug, porringer, salver
John Chartier 1727..1735
(registered Jul 1723)
Bowl, sauce boat, saucepan
Isaac Callard 1728..1733
(registered Feb 1726)
Marrow scoop, spoon Spoon maker
1729
(registered Jun 1739)
1761
(registered Mar 1747)
John Chapman I 1734
(registered Jun 1730)
Salt
John Clayton (1739)
John Cafe (1744..1756)
John Carman II (1748)
John Cormick c1760
(registered Mar 1760)
Tongs Smallworker
John Cox 1766..1785 Candlestick, chamberstick, cup, goblet, salver, tankard, tray, wine funnel Smallworker
(registered Aug 1763)
John Chapman II Smallworker
(registered Nov 1774)
John Carter II Plateworker
(registered Sep 1776)
Joshua Cooper Smallworker
(registered Oct 1786 (as bucklemaker) & Sep 1789)
Joseph Carpenter 1774
(registered Oct 1774)
Watch case Case maker
I C 1792 Mustard
Joseph Cooper 1795..1801
(registered Mar 1796 & 1799)
Claret jug, mustard, tongs Registered as a goldworker
John Cramer 1808
(registered May 1797)
Chamberstick
James Callow 1815
(registered Aug 1800 & Oct 1812)
Watch case Case maker

A similar mark with pellet between letters registered by Callow 1806 & 1808

Joseph Craddock 1826
(registered Oct 1825)
Basket, mustard, teapot
1827..1830
(registered Nov 1827)
I C 1845 Chatelaine This mark not shown by either GrimwadeGrimwade, Arthur - London Goldsmiths, 1697-1837: Their Marks and Lives,  Faber & Faber, 1990 or CulmeCulme, John - Directory of Gold and Silversmiths, Jewellers and Allied Traders 1838-1914,  Antique Collectors' Club, 1987

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Ian Calvert 1973..2010 Beaker, jug, tea & coffee service, vase
John Cope Folkard 1819..1822
(registered Mar 1819)
Covered dish, mustard, tea service
James Clark & James Callow 1797
(registered Nov 1789)
Watch case Case makers
John Crouch I & Thomas Hannam 1773..1795
(registered c1773)
Chamberstick, salver, spoon, tray
Joseph Craddock & William Ker Reid 1812..1825
(registered Jun 1812)
Candlestick, coaster, cruet, ink stand, mug, salt, salver, tankard, tea & coffee service, toast rack, tray, tureen
1824
(registered Sep 1824)




ID

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

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I D 1671 Goblet

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I D, crowned 1685 Plate

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I D, dagger between 1694 Tumbler cup
Isaac Davenport (probably) 1696 Spoon
Jabez Daniell (1755)

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John Delmester 1758..1771 Caster, coffee pot, cruet, cup Listed by GrimwadeGrimwade, Arthur - London Goldsmiths, 1697-1837: Their Marks and Lives,  Faber & Faber, 1990 under Unregistered Marks. It may have been recorded in the lost 1739-1758 Smallworkers' Register or the 1758-1773 Largeworkers' Register
I D 1763..1774 Caster, cruet, cup, jug, mug "Unidentified" by GrimwadeGrimwade, Arthur - London Goldsmiths, 1697-1837: Their Marks and Lives,  Faber & Faber, 1990 and listed under Unregistered Marks. It may have been recorded in the lost 1758-1773 Largeworkers' Register
John Denzilow (1774..1793)
John Deacon 1776..1778
(registered Sep 1776)
Coffee pot, ewer
James Darquits 1788..1804
(registered Nov 1787)
Caddy spoon, decanter label, fish slice, teapot, tongs

(image courtesy of Matt King)
I D 1790..1791 Spoon
John Death 1808
(registered Jul 1803 & 1808)
Vinaigrette A similar mark registered by John Douglas (see below)
John Douglas 1813..1818
(registered Jan 1804 & 1813)
Box lid, inkwell A similar mark registered by John Death (see above)

Douglas entered into a partnership with Archibald Douglas in 1821 (see ID over AD below)

John Dyer 1819..1836
(registered Feb 1809 & 1818, 1819, 1826)
Watch case Case maker.

Dyer also registered an incuse mark with pellet Jun 1840: I·D

1841..1850
(registered Jan 1836 & 1837, 1841)
1850
(registered Oct 1844)
John & Archibald Douglas 1820..1824
(registered Feb 1821)
Beaker, bowl, box, jar top
Jabez Daniell & James Mince 1766..1770 Caster, cruet Probably listed in the lost 1758-1773 Largeworkers' Register
I D over M A 1782 Sauce boat Probably not a registered mark - overstamped on another
Thomas & Jabez Daniell 1772..1773 Caster, cruet
James Davies & Thomas Northwood 1818
(regstered Sep 1818)
Box
Iain David Young 1988..1995 Ear rings, napkin ring