Unwin, Mountford & Taylor


Location and period of operation:

Unwin, Mountford & Taylor


July 1862



Earthenware manufacturer at the Upper Hanley Works, the High Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
  • The partners were Ralph Unwin, John Mountford and Edwin Thomas Taylor.

  • In October 1862 Edwin Thomas Taylor retired from the business and William Taylor joined as a partner.

  • The partnership was dissolved on the 31st December 1864. Ralph Unwin continued the business as Unwin, Holmes & Worthington.


Previously: Ellis, Unwin, Mountford & Taylor

Subsequently: Unwin, Holmes & Worthington


London Gazette
24th October 1862

notice that Edwin Thomas Taylor retired from the business 
and William Taylor joined as a partner

London Gazette
13th January 1865

notice of the dissolution of the partnership of
Unwin, Mountford & Taylor - Unwin continued in the business



hand coloured transferware jug in the Milan pattern 



Marks & initials used on ware for identification:

U M & T

U. M & T

'MILAN' is the pattern name 


Upper Hanley Works

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