Samuel Radford (Ltd)






 

Location and period of operation:

Samuel Radford 

Longton

c.1879

c.1884

Samuel Radford  (Ltd)

Fenton

c.1884

1957

 (See sources)

China manufacturer at New Market Works, Longton and later High Street, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent

After he opened the business in Fenton Samuel Radford still continued at the New Market Works in Longton as Radford & Ward

 

Trade name: RADFORDIAN   [trade name used between c.1913-1924]

 



Samuel Radford
New Market Works, Longton

China Tea, Breakfast & Dessert Services for Home & Export

 The Pottery Gazette, American and Canadian Edition, January 1st 1880


 

 

 

Initials and marks used on ware for identification:


c.1880+

[intertwined R S in a circle with crown above]



c.1891+

[same mark as above but with the addition 
of "ENGLAND" ]

- a mark was used without the circle - 



c.1928+

- variations occur - 
[without "RADFORDS" at the top,
with and without "Bone China]



c.1938 - 57

 


 

examples of Radford ware


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for all potters - if you have information to
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