Makers of Porcelain and Bone-China 1790 - 1820


 The aim here is to catalogue the possible makers of Porcelain and bone-china Bute cups and to define the period during which they were active.  Makers are grouped by their location. Click on makers in blue for more details.  The list  is based on information  in "A Cabinet of British Creamers" by Michael Berthoud and "Longton Potters 1700-1865" by Rodney Hampson.

Location not known Pattern Book I* ? - c1810 china ("Factory P")

Pattern Book II* c1820- 1830 china

"Plus Class"* c1790- 1800 hybrid hard paste

Factory X (identified as Keeling and Son, Stoke-on Trent)

Factory Y

Factory Z (see Wolfe, Stoke-on Trent)

Derby

Derby 1748- 1848 soft paste porcelain, china

Pinxton 1796- 1813 soft paste porcelain

Liverpool

Herculaneum 1796- 1833 china from c1800

Wolfe, Mason & Lucock 1796- 1800 hybrid hard paste

Shropshire

Caughley 1772- 1799 soaprock porcelain

Coalport

Rose, John 1793- 1926 hybrid hard paste to 1820, china

Rose, Thomas 1800- 1814 hybrid hard paste

Staffordshire

Stoke-on Trent

Keeling, Anthony & Enoch 1792- 1810 hybrid hard paste (= factory X)

Ridgway (& ptns) 1802- 1855 china

Spode 1796- 1833 china

Wolfe, Thomas 1783- 1810 hybrid hard paste (?factory Z)

Burslem

Handley, James & William 1818- 1828 china

Machin & ptns 1814- 1833 china

Riley, John & Richard 1802- 1828 china

Wedgwood 1759- present china (c1812- 1829)

Wood, Enoch 1784- 1846 china

Fenton

Bourne, Charles 1812- 1830 china

Mason, Miles 1800- 1813 hybrid hard paste, china

Hanley

Boyle, Zachariah & sons 1823- 1847 china

Neale (& Wilson) 1778- 1792 porcelain

Peover, Frederick 1818- 1822 china

Lane Delph

Mason, GM & CJ 1813- 1830 china

Pratt, Hassall & Gerrard 1812- 1824 china

Lane End

Bridgewood, Sampson 1822- 1852 china

Carey, Thomas & John 1826- 1842 china

Cyples 1812- 1855 china

Longport

Davenport 1797- 1887 ? hybrid hard paste, china

Rogers, John & Son 1814- 1841 ? porcelain

Longton

Based on: "Longton Potters 1700-1865" by Rodney Hampson (1990) Stoke-on Trent City Museum and Art Gallery (from MA thesis University of Keele, 1986)

Aynsley, John 1796-1802 porcelain, ?silver lustre about 1804

Baggerley, George and Ball 1820-1838 china including lustre

Bailey and Batkin 1800-1826 decorators, silver and "gold" lustre tea sets.

Birks, Charles 1822-1834 enamelled and lustre china

Bradshaw, William 1819-1823 enamelled and lustre china

Drewey and Son 1812-1830 china

Heathcote, Charles 1819-1823 china

Hilditch, William & ptns 1815- 1836 china (including lustre jugs 1822)

Jarvis, William 1818- 1847 china (1830-32), enamel and lustre

Martin and Shaw 1815- 1847 china

Mayer and Newbold 1817- 1836 china, enamel, lustre and gilt

Nutt, William 1818- 1831 china, enamel, lustre and gilt

Simpkin, Hugh 1819- 1841 china, enamel, lustre and gilt

Turner, John & William 1796- 1806 china, patent stoneware

Waller, William 1816- 1821 china

Shelton

Hicks and Meigh 1803- 1835 china (Margaret Ironside says: started in 1808 and Johnson took over management in 1822.)

New Hall 1782- 1835 hybrid hard paste, china (from c1812)

Yates, John 1820- 1835 china

Stoke

Adams, William & sons 1818- 1822 china

Daniels, H & R 1822- 1846 china

Lakin, Thomas 1810- 1817 ?china

Minton (first period) 1796- 1816 china

Tunstall

Rathbone, Samuel & John 1812- 1835 china

South Wales

Swansea 1814- 1820 porcelain

Worcester

Chamberlain 1786- 1852 hybrid hard paste to 1811, Regent body, china

Grainger 1801- 1899 hybrid hard paste, china

New China Works 1820- 1830 china

Worcester 1751- 1840 soaprock porcelain

Yorkshire

Rockingham, 1815- 1842 china