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: TA-UZ
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
MAKER'S HISTORY
& MARK'S IMAGE
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
MAKER'S HISTORY
& MARK'S IMAGE
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
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STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO SILVERPLATE MARKS | FIGURAL TRADE MARKS | ALPHABETIC SYMBOLS | DATING UK PATENT MARKS |
OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE | | ELKINGTON DATE LETTERS | WALKER & HALL DATE LETTERS | MAPPIN & WEBB DATE LETTERS | EPNS - EPBM |
CLICK ON THE RED NAME FOR MAKER'S MARK IMAGE
|ALPHABETICAL GLOSSARY OF MARKS MAKER - PERIOD
T over a 'hook' Robert Bateman (Globe Works) - Sheffield - 1892
| T | & | B | Thompson & Brown - 1844 - 1848
| T | |&| | J | 'cross' Taunton & Johnson - Birmingham
'tap (double)' (figural) James Christie & Sons Ltd - Sheffield - 1892-1919
TAUNTON over & over JOHNSON Taunton & Johnson - Birmingham 1885
( TAYLOR'S ELECTRIC over GOLD & SILVER ) inside a circle Lloyd, Taylor & Co - London
TAYLOR over SHEFFIELD Needham, Veall & Tyzack, Eye Witness Works
(T.B) inside an oval T. Beardmore - Birmingham - 1893
|T.B| inside a rectangle unidentified
| TB & C | inside a rectangle T.Badger & Co
[ TB & S + crown ] inside a shield Thomas Bradbury & Sons - 1853 - 1897
|T||B|(&)|S||S| Thomas Bradbury & Sons
[ TB over &S ] inside a shield Thomas Bradbury & Sons - 1858-1863 and 1892 - 1916
( TB over &S ) inside a trefoil Thomas Bradbury & Sons - 1832-1947
[ 'crown' over TB &S ] inside a shield Thomas Bradbury & Sons - 1853-1857
|T||B|(&)|S||S| gothic Thomas Bradbury & Sons - 1832-1947
[ TB over JH ] inside a shield Thomas Bradbury & Sons - 1878 - 1885
(T)(B)(S)(EP) gothic Thomas Bradbury & Sons - possibly
[T.C over & S] into a shield Thomas Champion & Son - Sheffield
T.D & S without contour unidentified
| T.E | inside a rectangle T. Ellis
| T E | inside a rectangle T W Eaton
| T.E. & C | T W Eaton & Co - 1904 - 1911
(TEK over S) inside a lozenge and two circles Thomas E. Kitchin & Co - Sheffield - c. 1868
T.E. OSBORNE & CO LTD T.E. Osborne Ltd - Sheffield
T.E. OSBORNE Ltd T.E. Osborne Ltd - Sheffield
| T F | inside a rectangle T. Freeman
| T G | inside a rectangle Thomas Goodfellow - London - 1873-1893
( T G ) inside an oval Thomas Goodfellow - London - 1893
| T.G. Ltd | Tom Gilpin Ltd - 1938 - 1942
|T.H| into a rectangle Thomas Harwood - Birmingham
([TH over &S] inside shield (EP) inside an oval Thomas Harwood & Sons - Birmingham
[T.H over &S ][symbol]('crown')(E reverse P conjoined) Thomas Harwood & Sons - Birmingham - 1864-1896
| T | H | B | S | Thomas Henry Blake - Sheffield
(T H & S) into an oval unidentified
(THE ALEX CLARK over LONDON over MANUFACTURING CO) inside an oval The Alexander Clark Manufacturing Co Ld - London
THE CAVENDISH Robert Belfitt - Sheffield - 1892
THE CAVENDISH George Butler & Co. 1848-1926
THE CYPRUS Judd & Co - London
THE EL DORADO aside a 'screw' E.M. Dickinson, Murray Works - Sheffield
THE GOLDEN CUPID over 'shield and ribbon' Edwin Fear - Bristol
THE GOLDSMITHS CO over DUCAL PLATE The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd - London
THE GOLFER under a 'golfer' A.J. Blyde (Clintock Works) - Sheffield - 1865-1919
THE over GREAT EASTERN R. & J. Walsham - Birmingham
THE HOPE PLATE over HV monogram H.H. Vivian. & Co. Ltd - Birmingham
THE over HUNGRY WOLF over BRAND. Henry Barnascone & Son - Sheffield - 1860-1934
THE INVICTA aside a 'screw' E.M. Dickinson, Murray Works - Sheffield
THE MASHER on a 'ribbon' crossed with a 'walking stick' Bramwell, Brownhill & Co
( THE NEEDLE and an 'obelisk' ) inside a circle William Milner & Sons - Leek
THEOPHILUS RICHARDS & CO Theophilus Richards & Co - Birmingham & Co
THE 'ring' RING John Clarke & Sons- Sheffield
The " Sceptre" over " Jubilee" in script Howell & James Ltd - London
| THE STANLEY KNIFE inside a six sides polygon Brooker & Crookes (Atlantic Works) - Sheffield - 1864-1919
( THE STEAM ELECTROPLATING over AND GILDING COMPANY | inside a square Steam Electro-Plating & Gilding Co. Southampton
|T.H| |symbol||symbol||symbol||L|[P over GS] Thomas Hardwood & Sons - Birmingham - 1845-1864
THO BARCLAY & SON over 'crossed anchor' Silverston, Isaac & Co
THOMAS under 'crown and fleur de lys' Francis Boone Thomas - London - 1871-1901
THOMAS ALDRIDGE Thomas Aldridge - London - 1865 c.
THOS GOODE & CO over SOUTH AUDLEY STREET Thomas Goode & Co - London
(THOMAS OTLEY over & SONS over SHEFFIELD) inside an oval Thomas Otley & Sons - Sheffield - 1876-1888
THOMAS OTLEY over & SONS over SHEFFIELD Thomas Otley & Sons - Sheffield - 1889
THOMAS OTLEY over SHEFFIELD Thomas Otley - Sheffield - 1861-1875
THOS PARKIN over 45 SYCAMORE ST over SHEFFIELD Thomas Parkin - 1839-1871
( THOS WHITE over A1 over SHEFFIELD ) inside an oval Thomas White - 1866-1892
THORNHILL over 144 over BOND STREET under a 'crown' Thornhill - London
TIGER W.A. Colley Ltd - Sheffield - 1892-1919
TIGER under a 'tiger' (symbol) Deakin Reuss & Co, Tiger Works - Sheffield - 1892
TIP under a 'horse's head' Hale Brothers
( T J over & C N ) inside a quatrefoil TJ & N. Creswick - 1852 - 1853
|T.L| inside a rectangle unidentified
( T L over & over EM ) inside a quatrefoil [EP]('owl')['crown'](A1) Thomas Latham & Ernest Morton - Birmingham - 1866-1896
( T L over & over EM ) inside a quatrefoil [EP](symbol)['simbol'](A1) Thomas Latham & Ernest Morton - Birmingham - 1897
T.JOWITT over SHEFFIELD Alfred Beckett & Sons - Sheffield - 1870c.-1919
| T | L | & | S | S | T Land & Son - Sheffield - 1901 - 1919
| T M | inside a rectangle T. Marples
| T || N | | B | Thompson & Brown
TOBOGGAN under JOHN ASKHAM SHEFFIELD John Askham (Broad Lane Works) - Sheffield - 1864-1919
TOLEDO under 'hand and sabre' John Henry Andrew & Co - Sheffield - 1860 c. - 1919
[T.O over &S ] inside a shield Thomas Otley & Sons - 1889-1900
TOPAZ Albert Samuel Bradley
T. OTLEY over SHEFFIELD Thomas Otley & Co - c.1846 -1860
TOTTENHAM HOUSE over a 'shop window' James Schoolbred & Co - Middlesex
|'crown'||T||P| gothic Thomas Prime & Son - Birmingham
| T P L | inside a rectangle T.P. Lowe
| T R | inside a rectangle T.Royle
|T||R||&||CO| Thomas Russell & Co, Edinburgh - 1893
|T||R||&||S| Thomas Ross & Sons - 107 Buchanan St.-Glasgow
(TRA) into a lozenge over X Woodcock & Hardy - Sheffield
TRADE (B inside a lozenge) MARK Thomas Bland & Sons - Liverpool - 1892
TRADE CIVIC MARK over E.P.B.M. Land - 1920-1944
TRADE MARK and a 'six crossed arrows' Creswick - 1852-1890
TRADE MARK and a 'phoenix' Aluminium Co Ltd - London
TRADE MARK and an 'animal holding a globe' Daniel & Arter, Globe Nevada Silver Works - Birmingham
TRADE MARK and a 'lion holding a flag' Armstrong, Stevens & Son - Birmingham
( TRADE MARK over a'tree' ) inside a circle Planters' Stores & Agency Co - London & Son - Birmingham
TRADE MARK under an'Aladdin Lamp' Roberts & Belk - 1895-1920 c.
TRADE MARK over a'clover' over EMPIRE Henry Bernascone & Son - 1884
(TRADE MARK) inside a 'pencil' Barnet Solomon Cohen - London - 1892
( TRADE MARK over a'tower' over V.W.S. & Co ) inside a circle Van Wart, Son & Co - Birmingham
TRADE MARK over G&C and a 'bull's head' Gotscher & Company - Birmingham
TRADE MARK over a'squirrel' inside a circle over THE SQUIRREL Thomas White - Birmingham
TRADE MARK over WP inside a 'crown' William Page & Co - Birmingham
[ TRA over X ] inside a lozenge W.R. Nutt & Co - 1894
TRE 'treble clef' BLE James Chesterman & Co (Box Works) - Sheffield 1892-1919
T.R. TAWKER & SONS T.R. Tawker & Sons - Madras INDIA
TRIMILS over FRANK MILLS & CO LTD Frank Mills & Co Ltd - Sheffield
TRIPLE DEPOSIT Mappin & Webb - Sheffied & London - 1899 c.
"TRUE" William Bocking - Sheffield - 1892-1919
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TRUROX a trade mark of Atkin Brothers (Truro Works) - Sheffield
TRUSCOTT'SJames Truscott - Tenby
TRUXCOTTS over SIDMOUTH in script unidentified
( TRUSTWORTHY ) inside a ribbon Mappin 1873
( TRY ) over a 'swan' Newton, Francis & Sons, Portobello Works
| TS | inside a rectangle Thomas Sansom - Sheffield
| T. T | inside a rectangle Thomas Turner - Sheffield
( TT ) ( & ) ( C ) ( S ) Thomas Turner & Co - Sheffield - 1883 - 1940
| T T | inside a rectangle |&||C| Thomas Turner & Co - Sheffield - 1865-1885 c.
( T T ) inside two conjoined circles |&||C| Thomas Turner & Co - Sheffield - 1886
( T T ) inside two conjoined circles (&)(C)(S)|ENCORE|(EP) Thomas Turner & Co - Sheffield - 1883-1940
[ T T over S ] inside a shield Thomas Thorold Sturtevant - London - 1871
|T.TURNER & Co Ltd| inside a chamfered rectangle Thomas Turner & Co Ltd - Sheffield
'turtle' (figure) William Atkins & Co (Reliance Steel Works) -Sheffield - 1848-1919
|TURTONS| John Turton - Sheffield
[ TW ] (inside a shield Thomas Woolley - Birmingham - 1898
( TW ) unidentified
( TW ) (eagle) ( & S ) Thomas Wilkinson & Co - Birmingham - 1844-1875
|T||W||&CoLtd| Thomas Wilkinson & Sons - Birmingham - 1875
|T||W||&CoLtd| unidentified
[T.W over &Co over LtdS] inside a shield Travis, Wilson & Co - Sheffield - 1908-1967
| T.W | (inside a rectangle) Thomas Woolley - Birmingham - 1887-1897
( T.W ) (fleur de lys) (triangle) Thomas White (possibly)
( T.W ) (star) (triangle) Thomas White - 1872 - 1891
T.W & Co LTD under MANOR PLATE Thomas Wilkinson & Co - Sheffield
| TW over & C |] inside a shield Thomas White & Co - Birmingham - 1884-93
| TW |['pelican']| & S | Thomas Wilkinson & Sons - Birmingham - 1875 c.
| T.W | ('bird')) |& S| inside two rectangles Thomas Wilkinson & Sons - Birmingham
(T.W) inside an oval Thomas Woolley- Birmingham - 1887
|T.W&S| inside a rectangle Thomas Ward & Sons Ltd - Sheffield
|T||W||C||S| unidentified
|T.W.E| T.W.Eaton & Co. - Sheffield - 1898
T.W. EATON & CO. over SHEFFIELD T.W.Eaton & Co. - Sheffield - 1899
T.WILKINSON & SONS over BIRMINGHAM Thomas Wilkinson & Sons - Birmingham
T.W. WARD T.W. Ward - Sheffield
U 'star' S Isaac Barnes - Sheffield - 1892
UNETT PLATE over MADE IN ENGLAND unidentified
UNICORN unidentified
UNITY Co-Operative Wholesale Society Ltd - Manchester & Sheffield
UNWIN & RODGERS Unwin & Rodgers - Sheffield
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,....
Pelton Bros. Silver Plate Co. hallmarkRogers & Bro. - Waterbury CT hallmark Mappin & Webb hallmarkWalker & Hall hallmark Devices of Old Sheffiel Plate Herrmann factory silver plate mark
American Silver Plate marks English Electroplate silver marks Old Sheffied Plate marks Continental European silver plate marks
BRITISH TOWN MARKS AND DATE LETTERS
London town marks Birmingham town marks Dublin town marks Edinburgh town marks glasgow town marks Sheffield town marks Exeter town marks
London Birmingham Dublin Edinburgh Glasgow Sheffield Chester
STERLING SILVER OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND
ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF
MAKER'S MARKS
AA
AE
AF
AZ
BA
BZ
CA
CH
CK
CZ
DA
DZ
EA
EZ
FA
FZ
GA
GZ
HA
HG
HH
HZ
IA
IG
IH
IZ
JA
JC
JD
JH
JJ
JP
JQ
JS
ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF
MAKER'S MARKS
JT
JZ
KA
LZ
MA
MZ
NA
PA
PB
PZ
QA
RH
RK
RZ
SA
SG
SH
SZ
TA
TH
TI
TZ
UA
WB
WC
WF
WG
WL
WM
WS
WT
ZZ
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