Ceramic Trade Marks - M
Initials Used as Trade Marks - M

 

North Staffordshire Pottery Marks

 

John Maddock & Sons Ltd.

 

Index for John Maddock & Sons Ltd

Examples of Maddock ware

NOTE: any mark with 'Maddocks' (note the 's' at the end) is an American company
and not Maddock & Sons of Burslem, England.


 

Example of date markings sometimes used on pre-war Maddock pottery: 'GV'  'XX' etched into the clay. 

.... GV meant they were made during the reign of  George V; and XX indicated in which year of the monarch's reign they were made. The twentieth year of the reign of George V was 1930. 

 

 

John Maddock & Sons Ltd.


Royal Vitreous, Majestic: Burslem, Staffordshire. 1855 - no longer in operation (was known to be in operation in the mid-1960's


Earthenware of various kinds. 
"Ltd", added to the title in 1896, many fully named printed marks, including the trade named: Vitrified or Royal Vitreous (c.1880-1896).

1842 - 55  J. Maddock;  from c.1855-70 J. Maddock "and Son" and then from c.1870 "and Sons"

Previously J Maddock

Mark

Description & date

This mark was used by John Maddock before 1855, Other similar marks can be found with the name J Maddock "& Son" added.

John Maddock & Son (NOTE: not "sons")
c.1855-70

 
Printed mark c.1880-96 
(Ltd was not added until after 1896)
Printed mark c.1880-96 
(Ltd was not added until after 1896)

Printed mark c.1896+ 

(note the addition of Ltd)

Printed mark c.1896+

 Printed mark c.1906+

This is the only mark with "& CO" - 

Marks before and after this one all have "& Sons"

Printed mark c.1906+
Printed mark c.1927+
Printed mark in use in the early 1930's
Printed mark c.1935+
Printed mark c.1945+
Printed mark c.1945+

Similar to the 1927 mark but "ENGLAND" replace with "MADE IN ENGLAND"

Printed mark c.1945+

"Ivory Ware" replaces the earlier "Royal Ivory"

Printed mark c.1955+
Printed mark c.1960+
Printed mark c.1961+

slight variations occur

 

Maddock Pottery Co of Trenton, New Jersey, America.
Printed mark c.1893-1900

any mark with 'Maddocks' (note the 's' at the end) is an American company and not Maddock & Sons of Burslem, England. 

The company dates from 1893-1915. The company was owned by Thomas Maddock & Sons, Moses Collear, C.A. May and Thomas P. Donoher.


 

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