Pottery Index

index of potters initials


list of Stoke-on-Trent potters

potters backstamps

 

Stoke-on-Trent
the North Staffordshire Potteries

[the initials of other UK potters are included for completeness] 

Initials used as Pottery Trade Marks - B

 

Initials

Manufacturer

Location

Date

B (incised)

Worcester (Barr period)

Worcester

c.1792-1807

B (impressed)

J & E Baddley

Shelton

c.1784-1806

B (impressed)

Thomas Barlow

Longton

c.1849-82

B (impressed)

T W Barlow & Son LTd

Longton

c.1882-1940

B (painted)

Bow factory

London

c.1747-76

B (painted)

Bristol factory (porcelains)

Bristol

c.1770-81

B (printed)

Rockingham factory (earthernwares)

Yorkshire

c.1810-42

B & Co.

L A Birks & Co.

Stoke

c.1896-1900

B & Co.

Bodley & Co

Burslem

c.1865

B & Co.

Bodley & Co

Longton

c.1892-1902

B Ltd

Barlows (Longton) Ltd

Longton

c.1920-52

B & Son

Bodley & Son

Burslem

c.1874-5

B A & B

Bradbury, Anderson & Betteney

Longton

c.1844-52

B A J

A B Jones

Longton

c.1900+

B A J &
S(ons)

A B Jones

Longton

c.1900+

B B

Minton

Stoke

c.1820-60

B B B

Booths Ltd

Tunstall

c.1891-1948

B B
B

Bridgett, Bates & Beech

Longton

c.1875-82

B B C

J Shaw & Sons Ltd

Longton

c.1931-63

B B & Co

Baker, Bevans & Irwin

Swansea

c.1813-38

B & B

Bailey & Batkin

Lane End

c.1814-27

B & B

Bates & Bennett

Cobridge

c.1868-95

B & B

Blackhurst & Bourne

Burslem

c.1880-92

B & B

L A Birks

Stoke

c.1896-1900

B & B

Bridgett & Bates

Longton

c.1882-1915

B & B
L

Baggerley & Ball

Longton

c.1822-36

B & B Ltd

Barker Bros Ltd

Longton

c.1876+

B B & I

Baker, Bevans & Irwin

Swansea

c.1813-38

B B W & M

Bates, Brown-Westhead & Moore

Shelton

c.1859-61

B & C

Bridgwood & Clarke

Burslem

c.1857-64

B C Co

Britannia China Co.

Longton

c.1895-1906

B C G

B C Godwin

Burslem

c.1851

B & E

Beardmore & Edwards

Longton

c.1856-8

B E & Co

Bates, Elliott & Co

Burslem

c.1870-5

B F

B Floyd

Lane End

c.1843

B F (monogram)

Burmantofts

Leeds

c.1882-1904

B F B

Worcester (Barr, Flight & Barr)

Worcester

c.1807-13

B G

B Godwin

Cobridge

c.1834-41

B G P Co

Brownfield's Guild Pottery Society Ltd.

Cobridge

c.1891-1900

B G & W

Bates, Gildea & Walker

Burslem

c.1878-81

B H & Co

Beech Hancock & Co

Tunstall

c.1851-5

B & H

Bednall & Heath

Hanley

c.1879-99

B & H

Beech & Hancock

Tunstall

c.1857-76

B & H

Blackhurst & Hulme

Longton

c.1890-1932

B & H

Bodley & Harrold

Burslem

c.1863-5

B & K

Barkers & Kent

Fenton

c.1889-1941

B & K L

Barkers & Kent

Fenton

c.1889-1941

B L & C

Burgess, Leigh & Co

Burslem

c.1862+

B L & Co

Burgess, Leigh & Co

Burslem

c.1862+

B & L

Bourne & Leigh

Burslem

c.1892-1941

B & L
B

Bourne & Leigh

Burslem

c.1892-1941

B & L

Burgess & Leigh

Burslem

c.1862+

B & L Ltd

Burgess & Leigh

Burslem

c.1862+

B M

Bernard Moore

Stoke

c.1905-15

B & M

Bagshaw & Mier

Burslem

c.1802-8

B M & Co

Bayley Murray

Glasgow

c.1875-84

B M & T

Boulton, Machin & Tennant

Tunstall

c.1889-99

B N & Co

Bourne, Nixon & Co

Tunstall

c.1828-30

B P

Bovey Pottery & Co

Devon

c.1894-1957

B P & Co

Blyth Porcelain Co Ltd

Longton

c.1905-35

B P & Co

Bovey Tracey Pottery Co.

Devon

c.1894-1957

B P & Co

Bridge Products Co

Somerset

c.1954-63

B P & Co

Brownhills Pottery Co.

Tunstall

c.1872-96

B P & Co Ltd

Blyth Porcelain Co Ltd
Preceded by Dresden Porcelain

Longton

c.1905-35

B P & Co Ltd

Britannia Pottery Co Ltd

Glasgow

c.1920-35

BR

unknown manufacturer     

B R & Co

Birks, Rawlings & Co.

Stoke

c.1900-33

B R & T

Baxter, Rowley & Tams

Longton

c.1882-5

B & S

Barker & Son

Burslem

c.1850-60

B & S

Beswick & Son

Longton

c.1916-30

B & S

Bishop & Stonier

Hanley

c.1891-1939

B & S

Brown & Stevenson

Burslem

c.1900-23

B S & T

Barker, Sutton & Till

Burslem

c.1834-43

B & T

Blackhurst & Tunnicliffe

Burslem

c.1879

B T P & Co

Bovey Tracey Pottery Co.

Devon

c.1894-1957

B T & S F.B.

B Taylor & Sons, Ferrybridge Pottery

Yorkshire

c.1852-6

B & W

Birch & Whitehead

Shelton

c.1796

B & W

Boughley & Wiltshire

Longton

c.1892-5

B W & B

Batkin, Walker & Broadhurst

Lane End

c.1840-5

B W & Co

Bates Walker & Co

Burslem

c.1875-8

B W & Co

Buckley, Wood & Co

Burslem

c.1875-85

B W M

Brown-Westhead & Moore & Co

Hanley

c.1862-1904

B W M & Co

Brown-Westhead & Moore & Co

Hanley

c.1862-1904

Questions / Comments / Contributions?:  Steve Birks

updated: Oct 2008