Pewterer


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Pew´ter`er


n.1.One whose occupation is to make utensils of pewter; a pewtersmith.
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Around a third bear the mark of Sir Thomas Curtis, regarded as the most important London pewterer of the 16th century.
Up to a third bears the touchmark of Alderman Sir Thomas Curtis, Mayor of London in 1557, the most important London pewterer of the period, whose mark also appears on much of the pewter from the Mary Rose, Henry VIII's flagship, lost in 1545.
They were a guild with members drawn from various trades (Wagner's cast-list boasts a shoemaker, goldsmith, furrier, tinsmith, baker, pewterer, grocer, tailor, soapmaker, stocking-weaver and coppersmith), with the aim of safeguarding the art of song within a strict framework of structural rules.
As early as 1769, the Stockton pewterer, Edmund Harvey, had advocated canalising the Tees between Thomas Hustler's Newport granary/warehouse and Stockton, by "beheading" the two loops at their isthmuses, thus shortening the sailing distance by four miles.
26) Spencer was baptized on 8 April 1576 at Christ Church, Newgate, London, the son of Gabriel Spencer, citizen and pewterer.
Bohumil Zloutek worked most often with the pewterer Jan Kubat.
7) He was in fact a model carver and a patternmaker rather than a pewterer, creating copper moulds in which pewter was cast.
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11) It was owned in the 16th century by two Londoners, "Alan Kyes pewterer of London" and "Robert Cuttyng master governor" (Doyle 1954: 104; Madan and Craster, entry 2322).
Then William Warrison, citizen and pewterer of London, paid off the mortgage and took a new one.
And anon, as he was entred, ther came a sprete like `a man' and toke hym by the `lift' arme and seid there was a chef ordened for hym by hym, and bid anoper man, `whech he seid was a pewterer pat the seid Iohan knewe well enoz', rise out of pat chere pat the seid Iohan mizt sitt in itt;(22) whech pewterer rose, and the seid Iohan knewe hym well pat the `seid pewterer was' ded xvj yer afore.
To staff some of these and various other operations he recruited several artisans, including coopers from Groton, Connecticut, a blacksmith by the name of Ambrose Ames from Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and a tinsmith and pewterer by the name of Samuel Pierce from Middletown, Connecticut.