It is in-disputable that there are many examples of sugar tongs to be found, that were clearly made by Hester Bateman's factory or workshop, but over-struck by other makers. In each section below, we will examine the tongs and the makers

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1. "TL"

2. "TO" - Thomas Ollivant of Manchester

3. "RE" - Richard Evans of Shrewsbury

4. "IT" - John Tweedie?

5. "IL" - John Lambe?