Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:27 pm

ALBERT HENRY THOMPSON

13, York Street, Sheffield


An example of the work and mark of Albert Henry Thompson:

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A/HT - Sheffield - 1889

Albert Henry Thompson entered his mark 'A/HT' contained within an inverted heart-shaped device, with the Sheffield Assay Office on the 31st January 1885.

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:43 pm

I. & J. BARBER

Era Works, Wheeldon Street, Sheffield


BARBER, I. & J., Cutlery Manufacturers, Era Works, Wheeldon Street, Sheffield. Hours of Business: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Office; Factory varies. Established in 1804 by Isaac Barber and James Barber, for many years controlled by James Barber and afterwards by his son. Present Proprietors: Thos. Ellin & Co., Ltd., Sylvester Works, Sheffield; also own and work the businesses of James Barlow & Sons, G. Hides & Sons, John Shaw & Sons, and others. Specialities: Spring Knives, Table Cutlery, Razors, Scissors, Canteen and Cased Goods of every description. Trade Marks: " Era," " Excelsior," " Echo," " Secure," " Koh-i-Noor," " James Barber, Sheffield." Connection: United Kingdom, Foreign, Colonial. Telephone: No. 2593 Sheffield. Telegraphic Address: " Excelsior, Sheffield." Bankers: London City and Midland Bank, Ltd.

Source: Whitaker's Red Book of Commerce or Who's Who in Business - 1914

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:37 am

CRAWSHAW SILVERSMITHS

Trinity Street, Sheffield


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An example of the work and mark of Crawshaw Silversmiths, a book-mark, assayed at Sheffield in 2008:

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HC (Hugh Crawshaw) - Sheffield - 2008

Established in 1985.

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:22 pm

THOMAS HANCOCK & Co.

39, Arundel Street, Sheffield


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Thos. Hancock & Co. - Sheffield - 1858

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:51 am

KAMINSKI

Sheffield


JEWELLER'S SHOP BURGLED

The shop of Mr. Kaminski, jeweller, Sheffield, was broken into on Thursday night, and goods to the value of £1,500 carried off. No clue of the robbery has yet been obtained by the police.


Source: Evening Express - 17th January 1896

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:32 am

JOHN ROWBOTHAM & Co.

Norfolk Street, Sheffield


Sheffield, July 1, 1776.

The Partnership between John Rowbotham, William Birks, Benjamin Withers, Joseph Withers, and John Wreaks, Silversmiths and Platers, in Sheffield in the County of York, was, by mutual Consent, dissolved on the 24th Day of June last. All Persons having any Demands on the said Copartners are desired to send their Accounts to Mr. Benjamin Withers, in Sheffield, and call for Payment; and all Persons Indebted to the said Copartners are requested to make Payment to the said Benjamin Withers without further Notice.
John Rowbotham.
Will. Birks.
Ben. Withers.
Joseph Withers.
John Wreaks.


Source: The London Gazette - 6th July 1776

John Rowbotham & Co. entered their marks, 'IR/Co', 'IR·Co', and 'IR&Co', with the Sheffield Assay Office on the 7th February 1774.

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:24 am

HENRY BOLSOVER

Portland Works, West Street, Sheffield


An example of the work and mark of Henry Bolsover:

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A - H.B - S - Wheelbarrow

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:42 am

H.C. DEAN & Co. - (THOMAS C. WILSON)

Sheffield


BANKRUPT'S 12,000 DEBTORS

A bankrupt with nearly 12,000 debtors owing him money appeared before the Sheffield Official Receiver yesterday. He is Thomas C. Wilson (H. C. Dean and Co.), jeweller, and he supplied watches on the weekly payment system to customers in all parts of the country, who have not paid for them.


Source: Evening Express and Evening Mail - 7th July 1904

Perhaps to be identified with T.C. Wilson & Co. of Sheffield, see: https://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtopi ... son#p95703

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:26 am

W.J. SEARS

Sheffield


An example of the work and mark of W.J. Sears, 1911 coronation souvenir sugar-tongs:

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A - W.J. SEARS/SHEFFIELD

This is likely to be William John Sears, 8, Fitzalan Square, Sheffield, who entered his mark, 'W.J.S', with the Sheffield Assay Office on the 9th September 1889.

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