Robert Williams and Sons (English, fl. 19th Century)

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The firm was the largest manufacturing silversmiths in England outside London, Birmingham and Sheffield. The activity was established in Bristol by William Woodman at the beginning of the 19th century. The business was succeeded by Robert Williams (marks c. 1832-1854). In c.1845 James Williams took in partnership his two sons James and Josiah Williams, trading as Robert Williams & Sons until his retirement in 1853.