Index of Locksmiths
Directory of English locksmiths associated with antique dressing cases, antique vanity boxes, antique toilet boxes, antique jewellery boxes and antique writing boxes. These listings have been kept specific to the Regency, late Georgian, William IV and Victorian era’s.
Charles Asprey & Son – Charles Asprey & Sons – C & G. E Asprey – Asprey & Co (Charles Asprey I, II, III and George Edward Asprey): 166 Bond Street, London – 22 Albemarle Street, London. Factory: 8 Sherwood Street, Golden Square, London.
Business established: 1781. Charles Asprey established: 1847.
See our section on Asprey and the Asprey Patent Bramah Lock
Bramah & Sons (Joseph Bramah, Timothy Bramah, Francis Bramah, Edward Bramah, John Joseph Bramah): 124 Piccadilly, London. Manufactory: 14 Piccadilly, London.
Business established: 1784.
See our section on Bramah and Bramah Locks
Barron – Barron & Son, Barron, Son & Wilson, Barron & Wilson (Robert Barron, Francis William Evans Barron, Francis John Barron and Allen Wilson): 66 Barbican, London – 436 (West) Strand, London.
Chubb Lock Co. (Charles Chubb and Jeremiah Chubb): Temple Street, Wolverhampton – 57 St Paul’s Churchyard, London – 128 Queen Victoria Street, London – 68 St James’s Street, London.
Business established: 1818.
See our section on Chubb and the Chubb Detector Lock
George Davis: Windsor. Berkshire. See our section on the George Davis Patent Lock
Hobbs & Co – Hobbs, Ashley & Co – Hobbs, Ashley & Fortescue – Hobbs, Hart & Co (Alfred Charles Hobbs, John Hart): 97 Cheapside, London – 76 Cheapside, London.
Business established: 1851.
Leuchars (James Leuchars, Lucy Leuchars, William Leuchars and William Leuchars Jr): 38, 39, 47 Piccadilly, London – 2 Rue de la Paix, Paris. Manfactory: 31 Gerrard Street, Soho, London – 8 Sherwood Street, Golden Square, London.
Business established: 1794 – 1902 (Acquired by Asprey in 1888).
See our section on Leuchars and the Leuchars Patent Bramah Lock
S. Mordan & Co. (Sampson Mordan, Sampson Mordan Jr, Augustus Mordan, Edmund George Johnson, Zachariah Watkins, Harry Lambert Symonds, Horace Stewart and James Pulley): 22 Castle Street, City Road, London – 50 (renumbered to 72) Cheapside, London – 41 & 43 City Road, London – 9 & 11 Warwick Street, London.
Business established: 1822 – 1898. S. Mordan & Co Ltd established: 1898 – 1941.
J. T. Needs: 128 Piccadilly, London – 6 Down Street, London – 100 New Bond Street, London – 10 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London.
Business established: 1871.
Tompson (William Tompson): Bull Street, Birmingham.
Business established: c.1808.