There are many old names of the pottery industry
that have sadly vanished forever or been taken over - here are a few
examples of well established or old named companies
Choose an old name to find out more...
ADDERLEYS LTD ALTON
G L BENTLEY
A B JONES & SONS
BRITANNIA CHINA WINDSOR
We have a good showing of Moorcroft including old
Below are some sample patterns from Duchess China to
What makers marks mean
This area of our web site is to help identify some
of the older pieces of china and porcelain from around Stoke on Trent in
the 19th and 20th Centuries.
Below you will find a number of manufacturers back stamps
and a larger image if you click on the ones displayed below. There is also
some basic information available with the larger back stamp - so it is
very worthwhile to view the larger image.
Names Like Adderleys Ltd, Alton China Co, G. L. Bentley
& Co, Blairs Ltd, Blyth Porcelain, Booths & Colclough, Britannia
China Company, Windsor Pottery (CWS), A. B. Jones & Sons (Grafton
China), Moore Bros and a host of other names that even locals from Stoke
on Trent are not familiar with are covered so choose from the menu on the
left or just click the back stamp below to learn more....
See some great examples of china
There are some great
examples of Duchess China and other makers on this site - take a look
Pottery From Stoke on Trent
Pottery from this area
continues to lead the world