Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Makers' Marks
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Irish Provincial Marks on Silver

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Silversmith Makers' Mark Period & Location Notes
Garratt Fitzgerald
GFG c.1768-1780

Limerick
Likely the Garratt Fitzgerald of Limerick apprenticed to the Dublin silversmith, William Townsend in 1760. He applied for the Freedom of the Dublin Goldsmiths Company, but was refused for failing to complete the full seven year term. Working in Limerick in 1768, deceased, 1780.
George Halloran
GH under crown
+
G.H
2nd h. 18th C.
Sign of the Golden, Pearl and Ring, Exchange (1766)
opposite Quay Lane (1771)
Limerick
Listed in the 1769 Limerick Directory as O'Halloran. Retired in 1786 and died in 1804. Seemingly a long retirement for the period, but O'Halloran was a wealthy man from a prominent family.
George Hodder G.H c.1746-1771
Cork
First mention 1738, received his freedom 1746. Mayor of Cork 1754-55. Died 1771.
Joseph Gibson
GIBSON
+
GIBSON
c.1784-c.1820
2, Grand Parade (1804, 1810, and 1817)
Cork
Registered in Dublin 1797. Died 1820
George Moore
GM
+
G.M
active 1748-c.1789
Pump Lane (before 1768)
Quay Lane (after 1768)
Limerick
Received freedom in 1748. Retired or died by December 1789.
George Robinson Sr.
&
George Robinson Jr.

GR 2nd H. 18th C.
Limerick
George I noted in 1748 and 1749 and still working in 1784. His son George was a silversmith who received his Freedom in 1759 and was noted as still working in 1775.
Hercules Beere
HB late 17th/early 18th C.
Youghal
Mentioned in various documents as Bailiff or Member of Common Council of Youghal 1690-1712. Another Hercules Beere, also a silversmith, but of Clonmel, was perhaps his son.
Henry Downes
HD c.1780s
Bridge Street (1788)
Limerick
In February 1786 he offered lodgings in Quay Lane, perhaps an earlier address. Originally from Dublin, he died in March 1788 and is buried at St. Mary's, Limerick.
James or William Heyland
Heyland James - 39, North Main St. (1795-1810)
William - 39, North Main St. (1784)
Castle Street (1808-1810)
13, Nile Street (1824)
Cork
James - registered at Dublin, 1784

William - registered at Dublin, 1808
Henry Gardner
HG 6, High Street, (1805-1823)
57, High Street (1824-1837)
Belfast
In partnership with Job Rider (1805-1807), Robert Neill (1809-1818), and Joseph Lee (1818-1837). Registered at Dublin, 1827.
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