Thomas Wallis I registered his first mark on 8th March 1758 as a large-worker. He entered other marks in 1763 and was known to be working at least until 1771 when Thomas Wallis II was apprenticed to him. Curiously there is no evidence that the two were related. Thomas Wallis I died some time between 1818 and 1822.

He was later registered as a Plate-worker. The tongs shown below are all superb examples of early Antique Georgian silver sugar tongs, dated at c1775 - 1780.

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