Burslem Pottery Co Ltd


Location and period of operation:

Burslem Pottery Co




Earthenware manufacturer at the Scotia Works, Wedgwood Place, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent.

  • Established in 1894 by the brothers Charles Frederick Bailey and Alexander Bailey.

  • From c.1925 they shared part of the Scotia Works with Alcock, Lindley and Bloore



from..... 1907 Staffordshire Sentinel 
'Business Reference Guide to The Potteries, Newcastle & District'



Dish by Burslem Pottery Co. in the OXFORD pattern
Dish by Burslem Pottery Co. in the OXFORD pattern 


Soup serving dish by Burslem Pottery Co.


Marks and initials used on ware for identification:

The Burslem Pottery Co


P B Co Ltd



Trade Mark
B P Co Ltd

Dragon is the pattern name
the initials are hard to make out
but probably B P Co Ltd

Typical printed mark used by 
The Burslem Pottery Co. 1894-1933

'OXFORD' is the pattern name


Scotia Works, Burslem 
on the corner of Overhouse Street, Wedgwood Place and Scotia Road
photo: E. J. D. Warrillow collection

- click picture for more information on the Scotia Works -


questions/comments/contributions? email: Steve Birks