A  B Jones & Sons (Ltd)






 

Location and period of operation:

A. B. Jones & Sons

Longton

1900

1971

 (See sources)

China and Earthenware manufacturers at the Grafton Works, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent

 

subsequently: Crown Lynn Ceramics (UK) Ltd.

 


Initials and marks used on ware for identification:

Grafton China 

 Royal Grafton China

Grafton was a trade name
used by A B Jones
 


A B J & S

A B J & SONS

A B JONES & SONS


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on the Grafton Works 


Crested China 

Crested china collecting became a craze in Victorian and Edwardian times when day trippers bought small porcelain ornaments decorated with the coat of arms of the locality to take home as a souvenir.

A B Jones made this type of ware:


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examples of crests from  pattern book for A B Jones 

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