Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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JACK SPENCER (Silversmith) Ltd.

545, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield


An example of the mark of Jack Spencer (Silversmith) Ltd.:

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JS - Sheffield - 1975

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Jack Spencer (Silversmith) Ltd. - Sheffield - 1973

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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LAURENCE R. WATSON & Co. Ltd.

Castlegate, Main Street, Sheriff Hutton, North Yorkshire


An example of the work and marks of Laurence R. Watson & Co. Ltd.:

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LRW - Sheffield - 1981

The business of Neil Laurence Watson.

See also: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=14729&p=174152&hilit=watson#p174152

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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BENNETT & HIBBERD

Sheffield


DISSOLUTIONS OF PARTNERSHIP

Bennett and Hibberd.— Electro-platers. James Bennett, Frederick Crowder Hibberd. Debts received and paid by Frederick Crowder Hibberd. 11th February 1868.


Source: The Birmingham and District and Sheffield and Rotherham Commerciail List - 1876

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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PARKIN, LOCKE & PARKIN

Sheffield


DISSOLUTIONS OF PARTNERSHIP

Parkin, Locke and Parkin.—German silver and Britannia metal manufacturers, &c. Hugh Parkin, Walter Locke, Robert Parkin. 4th December 1866.


Source: The Birmingham and District and Sheffield and Rotherham Commerciail List - 1876

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RODLEY & WHITTAKER

Sheffield


DISSOLUTIONS OF PARTNERSHIP

Rodley and Whittaker.—Electro-platers. Thomas Heathcote Rodley, John Whittaker. Debts received and paid by Thomas Heathcote Rodley. 4th February 1868.


Source: The Birmingham and District and Sheffield and Rotherham Commerciail List - 1876

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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HAWKSWORTH, EYRE & Co. Ltd.

60, Rockingham Street, Sheffield


An example of the work and mark of Hawksworth, Eyre & Co. Ltd.:

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HE/Ld - Sheffield - 1918

Hawksworth, Eyre & Co. Ltd. entered this mark with the Sheffield Assay Office on the 9th March 1894:

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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WILLIAM WORRALL

Sheffield


DEATHS

Worrall:- On the 11th at Whaley Bridge, In his 89th year, William Worrall, silversmith. For upwards of 70 years a member of the Wesleyan Society.


Source: Sheffield and Rotherham Independent - 16th February 1884

Perhaps to be identified with William Worrall, a partner in the firm of Badger, Worrall & Armitage (Thomas Badger, William Worrall, ? Armitage) who entered their mark with the Sheffield Assay Office in 1844.

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WILLIAM TWIGG

Sheffield


DEATHS

Twigg:- Dec. 10, at 57, Whitehouse lane, William Twigg, silversmith, aged 70 years.


Source: Sheffield and Rotherham Independent - 14th December 1882

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WILLIAM OATES OWEN

Sheffield


Deaths

Owen. - April 29th, at the residence of his son-in-law, (Mr. Henry Alvey, Bramber street), after long suffering, Mr. Wm. Oates Owen, silversmith, aged 66.


Source: Sheffield and Rotherham Independent - 30th April 1863

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WILLIAM G. GRANT

Sheffield


DEATHS

Grant:- May 11, at Orange, U.S., Wm. G. Grant, silversmith, late of Sheffield.


Source: Sheffield and Rotherham Independent - 6th June 1885

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SAMUEL MASON

Corner of Furnival Lane and Union Lane


ATTEMPTED ROBBERY

On Saturday night an attempt was made to enter the works of Mr. Samuel Mason, silversmith, at the corner of Furnival lane and Union lane. A constable, who was on duty in the neighbourhood, found that someone had been trying to prize open the shutters, but had failed. He watched the premises for some time, and left all safe when he came off his beat.


Source: Sheffield and Rotherham Independent - 3rd February 1879

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SAMUEL GILL

77, Hollis Croft, Sheffield


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Samuel Gill - Sheffield - 1850

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THOMAS LEE LANE

Sheffield


DEATHS

Lane:- July 5, at Oxford Road, Thomas Lee Lane, silversmith, aged 45.


Source: Sheffield and Rotherham Independent - 8th July 1878

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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JAMES LODGE Ltd.

Cambridge Works, 216, Solly Street, Sheffield


An example of one the marks of James Lodge Ltd.:

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Users of the trade name 'SWEETLINE'.

Thought to be in business until c.1976.

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WILLIAM BARTRAM & Co.

North Street Works, Sheffield


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William Bartram & Co. - Sheffield - 1850

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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SAYNOR & COOKE

Paxton Works, Sheffield


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Saynor & Cooke - Sheffield - 1858

Established in 1738.

Later styled Saynor, Cooke, and Ridal.

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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LAW, OXLEY & ATKIN

Eyre Street, Sheffield


An example of the work and mark of Law, Oxley & Atkin:

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LL - Sheffield - 1824

Josh. Law, Jno. Oxley and Henry Atkin entered their mark with the Sheffield Assay Office on the 7th October 1824:

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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EDMUND BELL

Reliance Works, Well Meadow Street, Sheffield


An example of the work and mark of Edmund Bell:

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J.G.W - Sheffield - 1902

Edmund Bell entered his mark with the Sheffield Assay Office on the 17th March 1900:

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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GEORGE WISH

Denmark Works, Norfolk Lane, later, Denmark Works, Burgess Street, Sheffield, and 106, Hatton Garden, London


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George Wish - Sheffield - 1879

GEORGE WISH, Denmark Works, Sheffield, England. Silverware. Electro-plated Silverware, Flatware and other articles usually made by Silversmiths. Letters: "​G.W.S." on a shield. 9th March, 1908.

Source: Canadian Patent Office Record - 1908



APOLOGY.—INFRINGEMENT OF TRADE MARK “ FAIRY." Denmark Works, Norfolk-lane, Sheffield.

To Mr. Samuel Clarke,

Sir,- I beg to express my regret for having infringed your registered trade mark in the title “ Fairy " connected with lamps, by the sale under that name of a spurious lamp, not of your manufacture; and in consideration of your not instituting any proceedings against me in respect of such infringement I undertake for the future not to sell, or offer for sole, any lamps, except of your manufacture, under that name.

You are at liberty to publish this apology as you may think flt.

Dated 24th December, 1886.

GEORGE WISH.


Source: Truth - 10th February 1887


For details of the earlier firm of Sampson & Wish, see: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=14790&p=147889#p147889

George Wish entered marks at the London and Sheffield assay offices.

George Wish died aged 82 in 1928 and was buried at the Sheffield General Cemetery.

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Re: Some Sheffield Advertisements and Information

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E. SILVER & Co.

80, New Bond Street, London


A tea-set by E. Silver & Co., assayed at Sheffield in 1951:

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E.S&Co. - Sheffield - 1951

See: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=30091&p=169904

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