Samuel Radford (Ltd)


Location and period of operation:

Samuel Radford  (Ltd)


1885 1883?


 (See sources)

China manufacturer at High Street, Fenton from 1885 to 1957. Previously he had a works in Longton from c.1879

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


Samuel Radford
New Market Works, Longton

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




Initials and marks used on ware for identification:


[intertwined R S in a circle with crown above]


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

- a mark was used without the circle - 


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

c.1938 - 57



examples of Radford ware

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