Staffordshire Potteries
The Staffordshire Potteries is the industrial area encompassing the six towns (Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Stoke, Fenton and Longton) that now make up the city of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, Engla...
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Fielding Majolica
Fielding majolica is pottery made at the Railway Pottery in Stoke on Trent under the proprietorship of Simon Fielding (1827-1906) and Abraham Fielding. Majolica is a generic name given to the brightl...
Churchill China
Churchill China PLC is a British pottery manufacturer based in Stoke-on-Trent in the United Kingdom.
Churchill China can trace its origins back to 1795 and the foundation of its first factory in w...
Bottle oven
A bottle kiln, or bottle oven, is a type of kiln. The word 'bottle' refers to the shape of the structure and not to the kiln's products, which are pottery, not glass.Bottle kilns were typical of the ...
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Spode
Spode is a well-known English brand of pottery and homewares based in Stoke-on-Trent.
Spode is a Stoke-on-Trent based pottery company that was founded by Josiah Spode (1733–1797) in 1770. Josiah S...
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Etruria Works
The Etruria Works was a ceramics factory opened by Josiah Wedgwood in 1769 in a district of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, which he named Etruria. The factory ran for 180 years.Wedgwood had ...
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SylvaC
SylvaC (with a deliberate capital C at the end) is a brand of British ornamental pottery characterised primarily by figurines of animals and Toby Jugs. The SylvaC company briefly ceased production in ...
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Beswick Pottery
J. W. Beswick was a pottery manufacturer, founded in 1892 by James Wright Beswick and his sons John and Gilbert in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. They are chiefly known for producing high-quality porcelain ...
Wedgwood
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons, commonly known as Wedgwood, is a pottery firm owned by KPS Capital Partners, a private equity company based in New York City. Wedgwood was founded on 1 May 1759 by Josiah Wed...
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Portmeirion Pottery
Portmeirion is a British pottery company based in Stoke-on-Trent.
Portmeirion Pottery was founded in 1960 when pottery designer Susan Williams-Ellis (daughter of Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, who cre...
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Gray's Pottery
Gray's Pottery, also spelled as Grays Pottery and formally known as A.E. Gray Ltd. was a British pottery company based in Hanley, Staffordshire, later Stoke-upon-Trent, which existed until it was take...
Midwinter Pottery
The Midwinter Pottery was founded in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, in 1910 and had become one of England's largest potteries by the late 1930s with more than 700 employees.
In the 1950s, under the lead...
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William Taylor Copeland
William Taylor Copeland, MP, Alderman (1797 – 12 April 1868) was a British businessman and politician who served as Lord Mayor of London and a Member of Parliament.
The family traces its descent b...
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Dudson
Dudson is a British company that manufactures fine china. It is one of the oldest china companies in England, founded in 1800. It is based in the traditional "Potteries" town of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffo...
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John Astbury
John Astbury (1688–1743) was an English potter credited with innovations and improvements in earthenware associated with Staffordshire figures.
Astbury was reputed to have masqueraded as an idiot ...
Paragon China
The Paragon China Company was a British manufacturer of bone china from 1919 to 1960, based in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, previously known as the Star China Company, and more recently part of the Royal ...
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Goss crested china
Goss crested china is typically in the form of small white glazed porcelain models, made from 1858 to 1939, carrying the coat of arms of the place where they were sold as a souvenir, thus being a form...
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Royal Doulton
The Royal Doulton Company was an English company producing tableware and collectables, dating from 1815. Operating originally in London, its reputation grew in The Potteries, where it was a latecomer ...
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Thomas Whieldon
Thomas Whieldon (born September 1719 in Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent - died March 1795) was one of the most respected and well known English potters of his time. By 1740, he was the master of pottery at F...
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Wilton Ware
Wilton Ware, a brand of English pottery, was the brand name of A.G.Harley-Jones factory. Wilton Ware was produced in Fenton, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England between 1904 - 1934.Horace Wain left...
Clayburn Pottery
The Clayburn Pottery was an English pottery works based in Milner St, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.
The company was established in 1953 and ceased trading by 1960. The Clayburn pottery produced hand pai...
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Pâte-sur-pâte
Pâte-sur-pâte is a French term meaning "paste on paste". It is a method of porcelain decoration in which a relief design is created on an unfired, unglazed body by applying successive layers of white ...
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Palissy
Palissy is the brand name under which the English firm of A.E. Jones and Sons, of Stoke-on-Trent, marketed their china and pottery. The name was chosen as a tribute to Bernard Palissy, the famous Fre...
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William Henry Goss
William Henry Goss (30 July 1833 London - 4 January 1906 Stoke upon Trent) was an English potter notable for having started the souvenir trade in pottery.
Born in London to Richard Goss and Sophia...
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Caverswall China Co
Caverswall China is a British pottery manufacturing firm that was founded in 1973. Based in Stoke-on-Trent, the company specializes in the manufacture of fine bone china in the English tradition.The f...
Emma Bridgewater
Emma Bridgewater is a British ceramics manufacturer founded in 1985, owned and run by Emma Rice née Bridgewater and Matthew Rice. Noted for their polka dot design among others, Emma Bridgewater specia...
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Aynsley China
Aynsley China Ltd. is a British manufacturer of bone china tableware, giftware and commemorative items. The company was founded in 1775 by John Aynsley in Lane End, Longton, Staffordshire. In 1861 his...
James Sadler and Sons Ltd
James Sadler and Sons Ltd was a pottery manufacturer originally founded in 1882 by James Sadler in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom.
The company specialised in "Brown Betty" teapots. Early ...
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