New Wharf Pottery Co






 

Location and period of operation:

New Wharf Pottery Co

Burslem

c.1878

1894

 (See sources)

Earthenware manufacturer at  Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent

In 1877 Thomas, or T.F. as he was called in later years, along with his brother William, purchased for 5075 a site in Navigation Road, which they called New Wharf Pottery, and which they had probably been tenants or since 1875. 
The name New Wharf was probably derived from the New Wharf that was built on the nearby canal at that time.

on the Wood family of potters

Subsequently Wood & Son

 

Initials used on ware for identification:

N W P & CO


N W P & CO
B


N W P & CO
BURSLEM


early printed mark c.1884 - 


"TENNYSON" is the pattern name

the "B" under the initials is for BURSLEM

the pattern number 709 was first registered in 1884.
the impressed 7 / 86 may indicate July 1886

 


 

printed marks c.1891-94:- 

WALDORF
WALDORF
pattern mark incorporating the Stafford Knot

PLYMOUTH
PLYMOUTH
Semi Porcelain
New Wharf Pottery
ENGLAND

"Plymouth" is the pattern name

 


New Wharf Pottery
ORIENTAL
New Wharf Pottery
ENGLAND

  c.1891-94


Gravy Boat
Gravy Boat

 

Flow Blue Plate
Flow Blue Plate



Questions/comments/contributions? email: Steve Birks

20 May 2005