Henry Alcock & Co (Ltd)  


Location and period of operation:

Henry Alcock & Co (Ltd)




Manufacturer of earthenwares at Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent.

Formerly: John Alcock (1853-61)

Subsequently: Soho Pottery (1906-1944) 

Henry Alcock & Co Ltd became 'The Henry Alcock Pottery' based at Clarence Works, Stoke (1910-35) 


The Elder Works in Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent

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see a 'walk' around the Cobridge area where the potworks were located

Plate inthe ORIENTAL pattern
mark is below..

This plate was given as a wedding gift to Christopher Schmidt and Ernestine Petzold on 11th January1863. 
Therefore due to the wedding date it was made in 1861 or 1862. 

Courtesy: Julie Brown


Initials and names used on ware for identification:

H.A. & Co

initials used 1861-80, 
The name of the pattern is often included


name used 1880-1910
'ENGLAND' added from 1891
'LTD' added from 1900


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questions/comments/contribution? email: Steve Birks