BRITISH ELECTROPLATE SILVER AND SILVER PLATE MARKS

ALPHABETICAL GLOSSARY OF MARKS AND HALLMARKS OF SHEFFIELD AND BIRMINGHAM MAKERS

WITH THE ADDITION OF OTHER BRITISH, SCOTTISH AND IRISH MAKERS
THE STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO DECRYPT AND IDENTIFY SILVERPLATE MARKS
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BRITISH ELECTROPLATED SILVER - ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF MAKER'S MARKS: JN-KZ
Most of these electroplate and silverplate makers operated in the town of Sheffield from c. 1840 to c. 1940 (makers operating in other towns, e.g. Birmingham, are expressly indicated)
For an easier reference to the "Sheffield silver marks" you are searching for, and the silver plate marks identification, the alphabetical order in this page refers to hallmark's letters or to "figural" definition (NOT to firm's name: further details following the STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO SILVERPLATE MARKS)
|A|B|C|D| : the letters ABCD are inside separated square outlines
| ABCD | : the letters are inside a unique rectangular outline
(A)(B)(C)(D) : the letters are inside separate circular or oval outlines
( ABCD ) : the letters are inside an unique outline (of various shape)
[ ABCD ] : the letters are inside a shield
hand, tower, crown, etc.: describes (when possible) a symbol present on the silver plate hallmark
gothic : the letters are in gothic style
date indicates approximate period of firm's activity
ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF SILVERPLATE MARKS
AA/AZ    BA/BZ    CA/CZ    DA/DZ    EA/EZ    FA/FZ    GA/GZ    HA/HZ    IA/IZ    JA/JM    JN/KZ    LA/LZ    MA/OZ    PA/QZ    RA/RZ    SA/SZ    TA/UZ    VA/VZ    WA/ZZ   

SILVERPLATE MANUFACTURERS: MARKS' IMAGE & HISTORY
Aa/Az    Ba/Bd    Be/Bn    Bo/Bz    Ca/Cn    Co/Cz    Da/Dh    Di/Dz    Ea/Eo    Ep/Ez    Fa/Fh    Fi/Fz    Ga/Gn    Go/Gz    Ha/Hh    Hi/Hz    Ia/Jz    Ka/Kz    La/Lz    Ma/Maq    Mar/Mz    Na/Nz    Oa/Oz    Pa/Pg    Ph/Pz    Qa/Rz    Sa/Sh    Si/Sz    Ta/Uz    Va/Vz    Wa/Wh    Wi/Wz    Ya/Yz    Za/Zz    unk.#1    unk.#2    unk.#3    unk.#4   

|THE STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO SILVERPLATE MARKS|    |UK FIGURAL TRADE MARKS|    |UK TRADE NAME DIRECTORY|    |ALPHABETIC SYMBOLS|    |SILVERPLATE PSEUDO HALLMARKS|    |DATING UK PATENT MARKS|    |OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE|    |ELKINGTON DATE LETTERS|    |WALKER & HALL DATE LETTERS|    |MAPPIN & WEBB DATE LETTERS|    |EPNS - EPBM|    |BRITANNIA METAL|   
CLICK ON THE RED NAME FOR MAKER'S MARK IMAGE
|ALPHABETICAL GLOSSARY OF MARKS MAKER - PERIOD
(JN) inside an oval J. Needham
(JN) inside an oval J. North
[ JN ] ( & ) ( S ) (crown) [ S ] John Nowill & Sons - 1864 - 1897
(J)(N)[&] (S)'old English' (A) John Nowill & Sons - 1867
|J.N||'dog' facing left||'crown'||PS| John Neal - London - 1867-1880
JN over S intertwined to a 'cross' John Nodder & Sons - Sheffield - 1894 c.-1904
J.N.LOWE (SHEFFIELD)Ld unidentified
JOHN A. ASHBERRY & SONS over SHEFFIELD John A. Ashberry & Sons - Sheffield
|JOHN BAIN LTD| inside a rectangle John Bain Ltd - Edinburgh
|JOHN|| BAKER| inside two rectangles John Baker - Sheffield
(JOHN BEDFORD over a 'lion' over SHEFFIELD) inside a circle John Bedford & Sons (Lion Works) - Sheffield - 1865c.-1919
JOHN COPLEY & SONS over SHEFFIELD over XX John Copley & Sons - Sheffield - 1870-1892
JOHN HEITFOR John Heitfor - Sheffield
(JOHN NODDER & SONS over OSMINIUM over SHEFFIELD) into an oval John Nodder & Sons - Sheffield
JOHN NODDER over & SONS over SHEFFIELD) John Nodder & Sons - Sheffield
(JOHN NODDER over & SONS over SHEFFIELD) into an oval John Nodder & Sons - Sheffield
J N over 'a cross with S intertwined' John Nodder & Sons - Sheffield
|JOHN POUND| unidentified
JOHN TURTON & Co Ld over SHEFFIELD John Turton & Co Ltd - Sheffield
JOHN WIGFALL &CO under BONA-FIDE Joseph Elliot & Sons - Hollis Croft - Sheffield - 1876 c. - 1919
JOHN YATES & SONS John Jates & Sons - Birmingham
|JOR over DAN and a 'fork'| inside a rectangle T. Jordan
JOSEPH DEAKIN & SONS over SHEFFIELD Joseph Deakin &Sons - Sheffield - 1856-1864
JOSEPH DEAKIN over & SONS over SPRING STREET WORKS over SHEFFIELD Joseph Deakin &Sons - Sheffield - 1864-1889
JOSEPH ELLIOT & SONS over CUTLERS. SHEFFIELD Joseph Elliot &Sons - 1890 c.
JOSEPH FENTON & SONS Joseph Fenton & Sons - Sheffield
JOSEPH HAYWOOD & COMPy over MANUFACTURERS.SHEFFIELD Joseph Haywood & Co - 1890 c.
JOSEPH RIDGE & CO over SHEFFIELD Joseph Ridge & Co - 1880-1884
JOSEPH SMITH & SONS a trade mark of Joseph Allen & Sons - Sheffield - 1864 c. - 1925
|JOSEPH WESTBY & CO| Joseph Westby & Co - Sheffield - 1900-1911
| J | P | & | C | (gothic) James Pinder & Co - 1877 - 1894
| J | P | & | S | Joseph Parker & Sons - 1872 - 1935
(JP) |&||S||+||S| Joseph Parker & Sons (possibly)
( J. PETFIELD over WICKER over SHEFFIELD ) inside an oval Jackson Petfield - Wickes - 1878-1881
| JR | inside a rectangle J. Roberts
| JR | inside a rectangle Joseph Rodgers & Sons
( JR ) inside a quatrefoil Joseph Rodgers & Sons
| JR | (&)|Co| 'crown' Joseph Ridge & Co (possibly)
( JR ) (&)|S||*||+| Joseph Rodgers & Sons
[ JR over & R ] inside a shield John Round & Son Ltd, Tudor & Arundel Works
|J||R||&||S| over |E||P||N||S| John Round & Son
( JR ) ( & ) (S ) ( Ltd ) John Round & Son - 1872 - 1957
( JR ) ( & ) (S ) [ crown ] gothic John Round & Son - 1863 - 1897
(JR)(&)|S||*||+| gothic Joseph Rodgers & Sons - 1871
J.R &S and (World) inside a circle John Round & Sons Ltd - Tudor & Arundel Works
(JR)[E][*][+]|P| Joseph Rodgers & Sons
(J)(R)(axe)(G)(R) Joseph Rodgers & George Rodgers
(JR)[P][+][*]|S| Joseph Rodgers & Sons - 1858-1871
|J.S| inside a rectangle Joseph Smith
|J||S||'star'||S | (EP) John Sanderson - Sheffield
| J | S | & |S | star| John Sherwood & Sons - Birmingham (possibly)
[JS over &S]|'animal'| John Sherwood & Sons - Birmingham - 1858-1896
[JS over &S]|'animal'||'crown'||A| John Sherwood & Sons - Birmingham - 1858-1896
[JS over &S]|'animal'||'crown'||B| John Sherwood & Sons - Birmingham - 1858-1896
J.SANDERSON over & SON John Sanderson & Son - Sheffield
|J||S||D||*| J.Dixon - 1848-1878
(J)(S)(H)(&)(Co) inside separate circles unidentified
J.SHARPE over SHEFFIELD John Askham (Broad Lane Works) - Sheffield - 1864-1919
|J||S||S||EP||NS| unidentified
|J.S.S| inside an oblong six sides polygon unidentified
| J.T | inside a rectangle J. Thomson
| J.T | gothic inside a rectangle J. Thomson
J T & Co without contour John Turton & Co
| J | T | & | C | Ltd | S | John Turton & Co - 1910 - 1923
| J | T | & | C |S | John Turton & Co - 1898 - 1909
| J || T || & || S | John Townroe & Sons - 1887 - 1916
(JT over B) 'into a quatrefoil' Latham & Morton (possibly)
| J || T || E || & || S | old English unidentified
| J || T ||H ||symbol | 'gothic' unidentified
(J)(T)(M)(I)[M] James Tidmarsh - London
[J][T][S] 'gothic' into three shields over JOHN TURTON John Turton & Co
(J)(T)(S)('mallet') John Turton & Co
| JT || S || symbol || EP | John Turton & Co - 1898 - 1923
[ J.T over T.T ] inside a shield Towndrow Brothers - 1862 - 1872
JUBILEE GOLD under CLARK'S John Clark - Birmingham - 1892
JUNO Britzius & Goldstrass - Sheffield - 1870-1919
J. W Joseph Wolstenholme - 1850 - 1857
|J||W| 'gothic' unidentified
|J||W||&Co| John Wigfall & Co - Sheffield - 1889-1911
|J.W & Co| inside a rectangle John Wigfall & Co - Sheffield
(JW)(&)(Co)[L&S] unidentified
|J||W||&|[S] unidentified
J.W.B unidentified
|JWB Ld| 'inside a rectangle' unidentified
[J.W. over B] inside a shield J.W. Benson Ltd - London
J.W.Benson in script J.W. Benson - London
J. WOLSTENHOLME over SHEFFIELD in an oval Joseph Wolstenholme - Sheffield
|J||W|(S)(EP) Spurrier & Co (John Walter Spurrier) - London & Birmingham
(J.W.T) inside three conjoined circles James Walter Tiptaft - Birmingham - 1886
( J ) ( Y ) ( & ) [ S ] gothic John Yates & Sons - Birmingham - from 1861
| J | | Y | | & | | S | gothic John Yates & Sons - Birmingham - from 1861
JY&S John Yates & Sons - Birmingham - from 1861
|J||Y||&||S| gothic John Yates & Sons - Birmingham - from 1861
|J|(Y)(&)[S](BP) gothic John Yates & Sons - Birmingham - from 1861
| J. Y. C. | John Y. Cowlishaw - 1872 - 1897
|J.Y.C| inside a rectangle J.Y.Cowlishaw
|K||&||Co| Kay & Co - Worcester - possibly -
(K)(&)(P)('crown')(C) Kerr & Phillips - Glasgow 1882-1896
|K||&||P||G| Kerr & Phillips - Glasgow 1882-1896
(K&P) inside an oval Kerr & Phillips - Glasgow
[K&P]('fleur de lys')(G) Kerr & Phillips - Glasgow
(K)(&)(S)(S)(P) unidentified
"KARANTI SILVER" over GOLDTECTA over "ECLIPSE SOVEREIGN PURSE" Levetus Brothers - Birmingham
|KAY & CO| into a rectangle Kay & Co - Worcester (possibly)
(KB) into an oval K. Bright Ltd - Sheffield
|K.BROs| Kemp Brothers - Bristol - 1898
KEMP BROS over4 UNION ST over BRISTOL Kemp Brothers - Bristol
(KENDAL & DENT) inside an oval Kendal & Dent - London
|KING'S||Ld| over |HULL| King's Ltd - Hull
KINGSLEY PLATE a trade mark of Walter Belk & Son - Sheffield
[KINGTONS over METAL] inside a shield Levetus Brothers - Birmingham
KINGSWAY PLATE over S Ld a trade mark of William Suckling Ltd
|KIRBY.BEARD&CLd| inside a rectangle Kirby, Beard & Co - Birmingham & Redditch - 1897
|Kp BROs| inside a rectangle Kemp Brothers - Bristol
K S I A Keswick School of Industrial Art
KV & C unidentified

E.P.N.S. (Electroplated Nickel Silver) and EPBM (Electroplated Britannia Metal) are the most common names attributed to silver plate items. But many other names are used for silver plate:
EPWM - Electroplate on White Metal, EPC - Electroplate on Copper, Argentium, Argentine Plate, Argentum, Ascetic, Austrian Silver, Brazilian Silver, Buxbridge, Electrum, Encore, Exquisite, Insignia Plate, Nevada Silver, Norwegian Silver, Pelican Silver, Potosi Silver, Silverite, Sonora Silver, Spur Silver, Stainless Nickel, Stainless Nickel Silver, Venetian Silver, W.M White Metal,....





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ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF MAKER'S MARKS
AA/AE    AF/AZ    BA/BZ    CA/CH    CI/CZ    DA/DZ    EA/EZ    FA/FZ    GA/GZ    HA/HG    HH/HZ    IA/IG    IH/IZ    JA/JC    JD/JI    JJ/JP    JQ/JS    JT/JZ    KA/LZ    MA/MZ    NA/PA    PB/PZ    QA/RJ    RK/RZ    SA/SG    SH/SZ    TA/TH    TI/TZ    UA/WB    WC/WF    WG/WL    WM/WS    WT/ZZ   

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