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by silverly
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: KENNARD, John (Grimwade p.360)
Replies: 0
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KENNARD, John (Grimwade p.360)

2 March 1813 John son of John Kennard Carpenter of London made free by patrimony. The father was made free in 1766 and the son was born in 1775. 1 February 1814 Robert William son of John Kennard Red Cross Street in the City of London Jeweller apprenticed to his said father Citizen and Carpenter of ...
by silverly
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: CHERRILL, Edward & Sidney (Grimwade p.358)
Replies: 0
Views: 26

CHERRILL, Edward & Sidney (Grimwade p.358)

23 October 1804 Edward Cherrill Newcastle Place Clerkenwell Jeweller paid apprentice indenture duty for Benjamin Vick. 16 January 1850 Edward Cherrill of Westcroft Place Hammersmith in the County of Middlesex Esquire will proved at London. Sidney noted as the oldest son. Reference: TNA PROB 11/2106/...
by silverly
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: ARDESOIF, Stephen (Grimwade p.425)
Replies: 6
Views: 1319

Re: ARDESOIF, Stephen (Grimwade p.425)

22 December 1775 John Bateman of Hampstead, Middlesex Gentleman will proved at London. No indication of a connection to a trade of any kind. A very simple will. Everything was left to his wife Susannah, and she was the Executrix.
by silverly
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Found
Replies: 9
Views: 237

Re: Found

Maybe Unger Brothers. Take a look here: https://www.925-1000.com/americansilver_U.html
by silverly
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: American Sterling & Coin Silver - Single Image
Topic: Mysterious Triangle Sterling American
Replies: 9
Views: 2654

Re: Mysterious Triangle Sterling American

U S Federal Census's, Church and marriage records lead me to believe that Frank H La Pierre was born Hiram Francis La Pierre.
by silverly
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: DELAFONS, John (Grimwade p.487, 488)
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: DELAFONS, John (Grimwade p.487, 488)

1818 Joseph Delafons of 17 Great Ryder Street Jeweller indicated as sworn in the Poll Book and Electoral Register.
by silverly
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Identification of Danish sterling silver flatware
Replies: 6
Views: 428

Re: Identification of Danish sterling silver flatware

I'm probably mistaken, but isn't the purity mark like one of those in this link: https://www.925-1000.com/dm_Assay.html
by silverly
Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Help with mark
Replies: 5
Views: 184

Re: Help with mark

mdlock wrote:...Simon Janowitz.


Looking at the Janowitz's again, this piece could easily have been retailed by the father. Simon and sons were watchmakers.
by silverly
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Help with mark
Replies: 5
Views: 184

Re: Help with mark

I believe the designer was Charles Osborne and the retailer was Richard Janowitz of Baltimore.
by silverly
Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: GURDEN, Benjamin (Grimwade p.356)
Replies: 4
Views: 1443

Re: GURDEN, Benjamin (Grimwade p.356)

1 July 1760 Benjamin Gurden of the Parish of Saint Olave Silver Street London Batchelor and Jeweller aged 23 years bound in marriage to Mary Lomas of the Parish of Saint Michael Wood Street London Spinster aged 22 years.
by silverly
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: The Twentymans---Info required
Replies: 39
Views: 22188

Re: The Twentymans---Info required

9 August 1852 Lawrence Holme Twentyman of the City of London and of Walthamstow in the County of Essex Merchant will proved at London. While all of his children received generous bequests, his estate largely went to his wife Elizabeth Henrieta and his son Lawrence Burrell Twentyman. His partner in t...
by silverly
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Silver of the Americas - Single Image
Topic: ? MEXICAN SILVER OR PLATE
Replies: 3
Views: 548

Re: ? MEXICAN SILVER OR PLATE

Here's a link to a post that refers to the marking on your item: http://925-1000.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=11695
by silverly
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Native American Silver
Topic: Native American Bracelet Marked Coin 900
Replies: 5
Views: 1703

Re: Native American Bracelet Marked Coin 900

Great stuff. Thanks again.
by silverly
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Native American Silver
Topic: Native American Bracelet Marked Coin 900
Replies: 5
Views: 1703

Re: Native American Bracelet Marked Coin 900

Interesting information; thank you.
by silverly
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Pattern name? Only marked Ball Black & Co
Replies: 2
Views: 800

Re: Pattern name? Only marked Ball Black & Co

Something that might be useful in your research from this site: https://www.925-1000.com/americansilver_B.html

I don't know the pattern or maker. It is probably aesthetic movement silver, so that might be an area to focus on. Great piece. Good luck
by silverly
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: 10k Organizational Pin by WH, HW, AHW, etc.?
Replies: 4
Views: 577

Re: 10k Organizational Pin by WH, HW, AHW, etc.?

Whitehead & Hoag Co was founded in Newark, New Jersey by Benjamin Stainsby Whitehead and Chester Robinson Hoag Sr and incorporated there in 1892.
by silverly
Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: WALMSLEY, Alexander (Grimwade p.356)
Replies: 0
Views: 672

WALMSLEY, Alexander (Grimwade p.356)

7 November 1770 Alexander son of Thomas Walmsley late of the City of Dublin but now Deputy Purser on board the Ship the Revenge apprenticed to Henry Hobdell (Grimwade p.547-8) Silver Street London Goldsmith.
by silverly
Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: HOWELL, Abel (Grimwade p.356)
Replies: 0
Views: 434

HOWELL, Abel (Grimwade p.356)

14 January 1779 Abel Howell of the Parish of Saint Martin Salisbury aged 30 years Batchelor and Silversmith married Susanna Barlow of the same Parish aged 25 years Spinster.
by silverly
Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Website Updates & Announcements
Topic: Happy Christmas! - 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2299

Re: Happy Christmas! - 2018

Thanks Trev and Merry Christmas to all.

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