Burslem Pottery Co Ltd


Location and period of operation:

Burslem Pottery Co





Earthenware manufacturer at the Scotia Works, Wedgwood Place, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England

  • Established in 1894 by the brothers Charles Frederick Bailey and Alexander Bailey.

  • In 1913 C. F. Bailey along with another brother John C. Bailey aquired Furnivals (1913) Ltd.

  • From c.1925 the Burslem Pottery Co. shared part of the Scotia Works with Alcock, Lindley and Bloore.

  • The Bailey family managed the company until the death of Charles Frederick Bailey in 1934, when the business was closed. 


Overhouse Street
(Wedgood Place)

Burslem Pottery Co.
earthenware manufacturers, Scotia Works


from..... 1907 Staffordshire Sentinel 
'Business Reference Guide to The Potteries, Newcastle & District'




Dish by Burslem Pottery Co. in the OXFORD pattern   
Dish by Burslem Pottery Co. in the OXFORD pattern 



Soup serving dish by Burslem Pottery Co.



platter in the Asiatic Pheasants pattern 

- more information on Asiatic Peasants


photos courtesy: Suzanne Burdis


a serving dish in a deco style pattern 

The Burslem Pottery Co

Scotia is the name of their pottery works.

The registration number 724225 shows that the pattern was first registered in 1926 




Marks and initials used on ware for identification:

The Burslem Pottery Co


P B Co Ltd



The Burslem Pottery Co

Typical printed mark 1894-1934



Trade Mark
B P Co Ltd

Dragon is the pattern name
the initials are hard to make out
but probably B P Co Ltd



Scotia Works, Burslem 
on the corner of Overhouse Street, Wedgwood Place and Scotia Road
photo: E. J. D. Warrillow collection

- click for more information on the Scotia Works -


Questions, comments, contributions? email: Steve Birks