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by silverly
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: WYON, Benjamin (Grimwade p.282)
Replies: 0
Views: 144

WYON, Benjamin (Grimwade p.282)

Excerpted from the Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 63: WYON, BENJAMIN (1802–1858), chief engraver of the seals, born in John Street, Blackfriars, London, on 9 Jan. 1802, was the second son of Thomas Wyon the elder [q. v.] He received instruction from his elder brother, Thomas Wyo...
by silverly
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: BLUNDELL, Richard (Grimwade p.281)
Replies: 1
Views: 572

Re: BLUNDELL, Richard (Grimwade p.281)

20 June 1695 Richard Blundell made free in the Company of Clockmakers by redemption. Freedom by redemption was necessary because although Richard Blundell served seven years under his master George Nan (sp?), his master was not a freeman at the time of Richard Blundell's binding. This freedom paper ...
by silverly
Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: FORK with D in cursive in circle?
Replies: 2
Views: 197

Re: FORK with D in cursive in circle?

Durgin Fairfax pattern. Take a look here for a trademark comparison: https://www.925-1000.com/americansilver_D2.html
by silverly
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Unknown Russian? Silver Round Pin, 1800's?
Replies: 3
Views: 50

Re: Unknown Russian? Silver Round Pin, 1800's?

More and better images for sure. Maybe you can find a better camera too.
by silverly
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Unknown Russian? Silver Round Pin, 1800's?
Replies: 3
Views: 50

Re: Unknown Russian? Silver Round Pin, 1800's?

Welcome to the forum. It looks like it says plata to me. Can't make anything else though. Good chance someone else can do more with it.
by silverly
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: BARLING, Benjamin (Grimwade p.281)
Replies: 0
Views: 70

BARLING, Benjamin (Grimwade p.281)

1841 England Census Benjamin Barling aged 51 years Jeweller listed at High Street in the Borough of Marylebone in the Parish of Saint Pancras. 25 December 1848 Benjamin Barling of High Street Batchelor and Silversmith married Mary Anna Duck of High Street Spinster at Saint Pancras Parish Church in t...
by silverly
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: KILBY, William (Grimwade p.385)
Replies: 1
Views: 643

Re: KILBY, William (Grimwade p.385)

3 March 1802 William son of William Killby late of Aldersgate Street London Butcher deceased apprenticed to John Kirke of Foster Lane London Goldsmith to learn the art of a Jeweller.
by silverly
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: HOLDSWORTH, William (Grimwade p.384)
Replies: 0
Views: 64

HOLDSWORTH, William (Grimwade p.384)

4 October 1803 William Holdsworth of Hoxton Square in the County of Middlesex Gentleman will proved at London. (There is no mention of a business, trade or profession in this will, but because of the date and location it's definitely worth considering for this gentleman.)
by silverly
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: RUGGLES Thomas (Grimwade p.382)
Replies: 0
Views: 80

RUGGLES Thomas (Grimwade p.382)

6 February 1762 Thomas son of Thomas Ruggles of Aldersgate Street London Labourer apprenticed to Joseph Smithfield London Goldsmith. 6 March 1766 Thomas Ruggles turned over to Thomas Liddiard (Grimwade p.582) of Gutter Lane London Clockmaker. 1791 - 1801 Thomas Ruggles paid apprentice indenture duty...
by silverly
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: DUGARD, Thomas & SIMPSON, David (Grimwade p.380)
Replies: 3
Views: 1317

Re: DUGARD, Thomas & SIMPSON, David (Grimwade p.380)

6 August 1809 Thomas Dugard married Charlotte Mewes at Saint James Clerkenwell Islington.

13 September 1838 Thomas Dugard of Red Lion Street Clerkenwell in the County of Middlesex Jeweller will proved at London. Reference: TNA PROB 11/1900/298
by silverly
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: AUSENDER, Thomas (Grimwade p.380)
Replies: 0
Views: 70

AUSENDER, Thomas (Grimwade p.380)

7 April 1778 Lilly Mary daughter of Thomas Ausender Watch.chain.maker and Ann birth recorded at Saint Giles Cripplegate City of London. 13 January 1823 Thomas Ausender of 12 Short's Buildings Clerkenwell Jeweller will signed. 21 July 1856 administration granted to Mary Ausender Spinster the sister o...
by silverly
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: MAYFIELD, Samuel Udall (Grimwade p.379)
Replies: 1
Views: 840

Re: MAYFIELD, Samuel Udall (Grimwade p.379)

14 January 1794 Samuel Udall Mayfield son of Thomas Mayfield and Mary daughter of John Udall birth recorded in Dr Williams' Library Registry, Birth Certificates, 1792-1805 at London.
by silverly
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: TWYCROSS, Stephen (Grimwade p.379)
Replies: 1
Views: 572

Re: TWYCROSS, Stephen (Grimwade p.379)

6 November 1759 Stephen son of Robert Twycross of Waterperry in the County of Oxford Clerk apprenticed to Thomas Millington London Weaver. 8 January 1820 Stephen Twycross of Waltham in the County of Herts Gentleman will proved at London. Mention of a Jewellery concern at Newcastle Street in the Stra...
by silverly
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: George Jensen Spoon Purpose Sought
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: George Jensen Spoon Purpose Sought

A beautiful set and thank you for all the information.
by silverly
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: George Jensen Spoon Purpose Sought
Replies: 2
Views: 91

George Jensen Spoon Purpose Sought

I have this nice little spoon in the Parallel pattern which I understand was designed in 1931 by Vilhelm Oscar Gundlach-Pedersen who was Georg Jensen's last apprentice. I have not been able to find any Georg Jensen flatware pieces that look identical to this on which I imagine is a mustard spoon. An...
by silverly
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: SPENCE, Samuel (Grimwade p.379)
Replies: 0
Views: 68

SPENCE, Samuel (Grimwade p.379)

9 April 1769 Samuel son of James Spence of Camberwell in the County of Surry Shopkeeper apprenticed to Thomas Hankins of Saint Saviour Southwark in the County of Surry London Goldsmith to learn the art of a Jeweller. 26 March 1800 Samuel Spence London Goldsmith paid apprentice indenture for Joseph B...
by silverly
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: PEMBERTON, Samuel (Grimwade p.379)
Replies: 0
Views: 89

PEMBERTON, Samuel (Grimwade p.379)

1 October 1803 Samuel Pemberton Esquire of Edgbaston near Birmingham in the County of Birmingham will proved at London. (In this will he mentions that he was carrying on the trade of Jeweller and Toy Maker.) Reference: TNA PROB 11/1400/9
by silverly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: ESSEX, Robert (Grimwade p.376)
Replies: 0
Views: 94

ESSEX, Robert (Grimwade p.376)

9 February 1809 Robert son of Hector Essex London Fishmonger was made free by patrimony at Fishmongers Court. 5 June 1810 Robert Essex of Saint Boltoph Aldersgate in the County of Middlesex Batchelor married Phoebe Skipper of the Parish of Saint Mary Newington Southwark Spinster at Saint Mary Newing...
by silverly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: 'Lion W Lion' Hallmark
Replies: 6
Views: 279

Re: 'Lion W Lion' Hallmark

silverly wrote:I think I can which trademark you are referring to, but Brunner was the retailer. That's the way it used to be done.

Left out tell you.
by silverly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: 'Lion W Lion' Hallmark
Replies: 6
Views: 279

Re: 'Lion W Lion' Hallmark

I think I can which trademark you are referring to, but Brunner was the retailer. That's the way it used to be done.

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