The hallmarks are pretty worn on this 7-1/2" gravy ladle, so I'm not sure of the city. It has the lion passant and the maker (R.S), so I checked for that maker's mark and found Robert Scott II in New Castle. But as I said, I'm not sure of the city -- and the date code is also worn away. I'm not sure if there was a duty mark or not.
Also, it has a very odd monogram -- a ram or goat sitting upright. I'm not sure what that's all about.
I think that this is more likely to be Robert Sallam of London. Newcastle marks before the duty mark was introduced did not have the "pip" at the bottom of the lion passant mark so it can't be Newcastle.
Hello, Whilst the engraving of the crest is not fully clear it is not dissimilar to that of Hamilton, Scotland being a demi-goat affrontee, holding between the fore-legs a human heart, all ppr. Reference Fairbairns Book of Crests, plate 128.4. Regards, Trevor.