Antique Silver Albert? Pattern Flatware Service
Antique Silver Albert? Pattern Flatware Service

Antique Silver Albert Pattern Cutlery / Flatware Service made in 1857


A very fine antique silver Albert Pattern flatware service made in 1857 by Metcalf Hopgood of London.

Date 1857
Made By Metcalf Hopgood
Location London
Stock Number FA235x24
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Maker: Metcalf Hopgood

A very fine antique silver Albert Pattern flatware service made in 1857 by Metcalf Hopgood of London (three pieces, 1855).

12 table spoons
12 table forks
12 dessert spoons
12 dessert forks
12 teaspoons
12 table knives
12 dessert knives
2 sauce ladles
12 fish knives & 12 fish forks (all made in 1953)
1 butter knife (1953 by C J Vander)

Metcalf Hopgood

Born 7 May 1807. Christening record for St Botolph, Bishopsgate dated 21 July 1807. Father Thomas Burn Hopgood (Grimwade p. 551).

1841 UK Census for Bishopsgate as a goldsmith. 1851 UK Census as a visitor at 30 Finchley Road, Hampstead. Occupation recorded as a Common Councilman of London and goldsmith. 1861 UK Census for Queens Road, South Weald as a goldsmith. 1871 UK Census for an unreadable address in Brixton as a retired goldsmith.

Died 1871. London Deaths & Burials Index for Norwood Cemetery register dated 8th December 1871. Aged 64 years, last address Herne Hill. National Probate Calendar Principal Registry dated 27 December 1871 gives date of death as 3 December. Value of estate under £35000.

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For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
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