Old Names of the Pottery Industry from Stoke on Trent


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

OLD NAMES
Choose an old name to find out more...

ADDERLEYS LTD  ALTON CHINA
G L BENTLEY
BLAIRS
BLYTH
BOOTHS
A B JONES & SONS    BRITANNIA CHINA WINDSOR CHINA
MOORE BROS

MOORCROFT
We have a good showing of Moorcroft including old designs

PATTERNS
Below are some sample patterns from Duchess China to December 1999

OLD ENGLAND   COVENT GARDEN
THISTLE
GREEN SLEEVES
JUNE BOUQUET
IVY
FRESH FIELDS
INDIAN TREE
TRANQUILITY  

MAKERS MARKS
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 around

Stoke Pottery - Leading the World
Pottery From Stoke on Trent
Pottery from this area continues to lead the world

 

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For further information about the pottery industry in Stoke on Trent or older pottery manufacturers or any web site problems please note that I can no longer respond to these enquiries due to work load.