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Re: Some Birmingham Information and Advertisements

Postby dognose » Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:45 am

WARDELL & KEMPSON

Mary Ann Street, Birmingham


An example of the work and mark of Wardell & Kempson:

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W&K - Birmingham - 1808

The business of William Wardell and Peter Kempson.

See: https://www.925-1000.com/dlBirmingham7.html#M

and: https://www.925-1000.com/bx_WardellKempson.html

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WILLIAM EHRHARDT

Barr Street, Birmingham


Factory Act Offences

William Ehrhardt, watch manufacturer, of Barr Street, Birmingham, has been summoned for neglecting to keep a register of young persons, and for employing a young person under sixteen years of age for more than seven days, uncertified by the factory surgeon. The defendant was represented by his clerk, who deposed that the offences were due to his omission. A fine of 40s. and costs was imposed in the first case and of 10s. and costs in the second.


Source: The Watchmaker, Jeweller & Silversmith - 1st October 1892


Perhaps to be identified with W. Ehrhardt Ltd., who were noted to be members of the Birmingham Jewellers' & Silversmiths' Association in 1920.

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BISHTON & FLETCHER

Standard Works, Albion Street, Birmingham


EXTENSIVE ROBBERY OF GOLD

At Birmingham Police Court on Wednesday (before Mr. Kynnersley, stipendiary) Thomas Petty, apparently about 56 years of age, a gold melter, living in Monument-lane, was charged with stealing a quantity of gold and Jewellery belonging to his employers, Messrs. Bishton and Fletcher, manufacturing Jewellers, Standard Works, Albion-street. The firm discharged the prisoner on Tuesday, as he was found to have stolen some gold which he had to make up. Detective-Inspector Cooper afterwards searched the prisoner's lodgings, and found more than £100 worth of gold, which the accused admitted he had stolen from his employers. Prisoner committed the thefts by ingeniously substituting copper for the stolen gold. He was remanded for a week.


Source: Western Mail - 16th January 1885

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E. TURNER

Lodge Road, Hockley, later, Vyse Street, Birmingham


Mr. E. Turner, Manufacturer of Gilt Jewellery, late of Lodge Road, Hockley, Birmingham, has removed to other premises in Vyse Street, at the corner of Richard Street.

Source: The Watchmaker, Jeweller and Silversmith - 2nd July 1888

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T.S. OSBORN

5, Key Hill Drive, Birmingham


Mr. T. S. Osborn, latterly with Messrs. Osborn & Co., Spencer Street, has separated from them and is now making gem rings at his premises, No. 5, Key Hill Drive, Birmingham.

Source: Watchmaker, Jeweller and Silversmith - 2nd July 1888

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JOHN TONGUE

Summer Row, later, Howard Street, Birmingham


An example of the work and mark of John Tongue:

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JT - Birmingham - 1833

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C.T. BURROWS & SONS

Branston Street, Birmingham


Examples of the work and marks of C.T. Burrows & Sons, a condiment set, assayed at Birmingham in 1912-13-14:

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C.T.B - Birmingham - 1914

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C.T.B - Birmingham - 1914

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C.T.B - Birmingham - 1914

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C.T.B - Birmingham - 1912-13

The business of Charles Turman Burrows.

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A.E. POSTON & Co. Ltd.

Lonsdale House, 6, Dowgate Hill, Cannon Street, London


Example of the work and marks of A. E. Poston & Co. Ltd., a two-handled bowl with glass liner, assayed at Birmingham in 1935:

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AEP&CoLtd - Birmingham - 1935

See: https://www.925-1000.com/bx_aePoston_B.html

The business was later either restyled, or ran as a sister company, to Poston Products Ltd. See: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=14790&p=120007#p120007

Acquired by Toye & Co. in 1971.

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WILLIAM CLARK MANTON

Hylton Street, Birmingham


An example of the work and mark of William Clark Manton, a brooch, assayed at Birmingham in 1895:

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W.C.M - Birmngham - 1895

William Clark Manton is likely to be identified with both John Cook Clark and Henry Clark. See: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=14729&p=73063#p73063

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HENRY ALLDAY & SON

Connaught Works, Holdford Road, Witton, Birmingham


An example of the work and mark of Henry Allday & Son, a 9ct watch-chain, assayed at Birmingham:

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9 ·375 - H·A&S

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H·A&S

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H.A. WARWOOD & Co.

Tenby Street, North, Birmingham


Key For Aston Manor Baths

A handsome gold key for the opening of the above public baths was designed and manufactured by Messrs. H. A. Warwood and Company, of Tenby Street, North. The upper portion of the bow embodies the main features of the building, every detail being executed with skilful precision. This is supported by massive scrolls, foliated towards the shaft. The centre is occupied by the arms, crest, and motto of the Manor, carried out in rich enamel. On the reverse is an enamelled shield bearing an inscription. Above is placed the monogram of the recipient. The shaft is of hexagonal shape, embellished with bold and suitable moulded members, which give the key a graceful and architectural appearance. The whole of the work is wrought throughout. Messrs. Warwood have received a flattering expression from Councillor A. Taylor, the recipient of the key, who says: " It is admitted by all who have seen it to be a most beautiful specimen of the goldsmith's art, the workmanship and finish being perfect."


Source: The Watchmaker, Jeweller and Silversmith - 1st December 1892

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F.C. RICHARDS

Birmingham


An example of the work and mark of F.C. Richards, a large mustard-pot, assayed at Birmingham in 1923:

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F.C.R - Birmingham - 1923

F.C. Richards were also registered with the London Assay Office.

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S. SMITTEN

54, Station Road, Handsworth, Birmingham


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S. Smitten - Birmingham - 1907

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JOHN ASHWIN

86, Spencer Street, Birmingham, later, Chalybeate Terrace, Aberystwyth


BOROUGH MAGISTRATES' COURT

Wednesday. Before Alderman John Jones (mayor), Dr Rice Williams, Messrs John Rees and David Williams.

APPLICATION FOR PAWNBROKER'S LICENSE

Mr John Ashwin, of Birmingham, who was represented by his wife and Mr Osborne, applied for a pawnbroker's license. Mrs Ashwin said her husband carried on business at 86, Spencer-street, Birmingham, where he had been a manufacturing jeweller for the last 14 years. Mr Osborne said he had served notices on Mr Rowland Morgan, overseer, also on the Superintendent of Police, and by placing a notice on the church doors for two consecutive Sundays. He had known Mr Ashwin for four years, and he was a respectable man, suitable to conduct the business of a pawnbroker. It was intended to carry on the business at shop formerly occupied by Mr David Jones, grocer, in Chalybeate-terrace. The Mayor said the bench were satisfied with the evidence given, and therefore the application was granted.


Source: The Aberystwith Observer and Merionethshire News - 7th April 1883

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W.H. REYNOLDS

Key Hill Drive, Birmingham


On Wednesday morning, a telegram was received at Llandudno of the peaceful death of Mr W. H. Reynolds, manufacturing jeweller, Key Hill Drive, Birmingham, The deceased, who was well known and exceedingly popular at Llandudno, was about 35 years of age. And although he had to spend most of his time, owing to indifferent health, at Torquay last year, he was reported by Miss Reynolds, his daughter who visited the town on Saturday, that he was enjoying very good health when she left home that morning. In view of that statement the news caused quite a sensation. The deceased was a prominent mason, and had passed through the chair of that craft, besides holding several other distinctions which belongs to the Order in Warwickshire. He leaves a wife, son and daughter to mourn his loss, and they have the sincerest sympathy of their Llandudno friends in their sore bereavement.

Source: Carnarvon and Denbigh Herald - 15th May 1903

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CHAINS OF GOLD

8a, Branston Street, Hockley, Birmingham


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Chains of Gold - Birmingham - 1979

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FREDERICK FIELD Ltd.

Warstone Lane, Birmingham


An example of the work and mark of Frederick Field Ltd.:

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FF - Birmingham - 1934

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J.A. MAIN Ltd.

Portway Road, Oldbury, Warley


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J.A. Main Ltd. - Warley - 1979

'MAINLINE'

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W. WESTON & SON Ltd.

72-74, Camden Street, Birmingham


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W. Weston & Son Ltd. - Birmingham - 1979

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Re: Some Birmingham Information and Advertisements

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PEPPER, PAYTON & Co., later, PAYTON, PEPPER & SONS Ltd.

3, 4, & 5, Vyse Street, Birmingham and 34, Ely Place, London


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Pepper, Payton & Co. - Birmingham - 1886

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Pepper, Payton & Co. - Birmingham - 1891

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Payton Pepper & Sons Ltd. - Birmingham - 1899

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Payton Pepper & Sons Ltd. - Birmingham - 1903

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Payton, Pepper & Sons Ltd. - Birmingham - 1914


PAYTON, PEPPER & SONS, Ltd., Manufacturing Jewellers, 3, 4 and 5, Vyse Street, Birmingham, and 34, Ely Place, Holborn, London, E.C. Hours of Business: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturdays, close at 1 p.m Established in 1849 by Charles Payton. Continued by (1) Henry Payton and George J. Payton, 1864 to 1877; (2) Henry Payton, George J. Payton and J. F. Pepper, 1877 to 1898. Incorporated as a Limited Company in 1898. Directors: P. E. Payton (Managing Director and Chairman), F. H. Pepper, H. A. Pepper, S. H. Brierley, A. I. Sherwin and R. E. Dowsett. Staff: 300. Business: Manufacturing Jewellers. Connection: United Kingdom and Colonial. Telephone: No. 7 Jewellers, Birmingham; No. 5062 Holborn, London. Code: A B C (5th Edition). Bankers: Lloyds Bank Limited.

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


Geoffrey Pilling, a director for many years of Payton Pepper & Sons, the Birmingham manufacturing jewellers, has died suddenly at the age of 58. Mr. Pilling was very well known for many years as a representative travelling throughout most parts of the North of England and Eire, and will be remembered with respect and great affection by all who knew him. He leaves a widow, Freda, and a son, Rodney.

Source: British Jeweller and Watch Buyer - March 1979


The business was registered with the London, Birmingham, Glasgow and Chester assay offices.

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