Waine & Bates


Location and period of operation:

Waine & Bates


Oct 1885



China manufacturer at Sutherland Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • The partners were Charles Waine and Thomas Bates

  • In 1891 Thomas Bates left the business which was continued by Charles Waine


Previously: Taylor, Waine & Bates

Subsequently: Charles Waine & Co


pattern registration number: 35926 - first registered 20 Oct 1885 to C Waine and T Bates 
'A printed rural scene with deer, bordered by wild flowers and two insects flying above'

photo courtesy: Diane McNamara 



Marks and initials used on ware for identification:

W & B



W & B

35926 is the registration number
- see the plate above for the pattern -


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