Edge, Malkin & Co






 

Location and period of operation:

Edge, Malkin & Co

Burslem

1870

1902 (3)

 

Earthenware manufacturer at the Newport and Middleport potteries, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England

  • The partners were Joseph Edge, William Millett Edge, John Wilcox Edge and James Malkin.

  • In 1892 John Wilcox Edge retired from the business. 

  • In 1893 James Malkin retired and William Spencer Millett Edge joined the business. 

  • In 1894 Sydney Malkin left the partnership and the business was continued by the Edge family alone - the name Edge, Malkin & Co was continued. 

  • By 1902 the business was bankrupt and went into voluntary liquidation. 

  • S Webster Dean (who was the chairman of Edge, Malkin & Co.) continued the business as S W Dean until 1910. 

Formerly: Cork, Edge & Malkin  

Concurrently: The tile manufacturing partnership was known as Malkin, Edge & Co

Subsequently: S W Dean  

 


 

Edge, Malkin & Co
Newport Works, Burslem

 The Pottery Gazette, American and Canadian Edition, January 1st 1880

NOTE: At the same works there was a tile making business operated by
the same families - it was called Malkin, Edge & Co. 

 


 


Edge, Malkin & Co
Newport Works, Burslem

Ironstone-China and Earthenware
Black & Gold Luster Ware
E M & Co are able to supply the following patterns purchased
at Messrs HOPE & CARTER'S sale, viz.

Indian Tree, Carnation, Tudor, Hesse, Buccleugh, and Crecian

 

Pottery Gazette,  January 1885


 

        

examples of Edge, Malkin & Co ware


 


Edge, Malkin & Co plate in the CORRELLA pattern


CORRELLA
E.M. & Co
B

early printed mark c.1870 

[the "B" stands for the town BURSLEM]

 

 




plate in the HAVRE pattern


HAVRE
E.M. & Co

 


E.M. & Co
B
HAVRE

[the "B" stands for the town BURSLEM]

 


 


Coffee pot in the Peacock pattern

 


Edge Malkin & Co Ltd
Burslem
Peacock

the registration number shows that the  pattern was first registered on the 12th July 1899

 

photos courtesy:  Antony Kuipers

 


 

Initials & marks used on ware for identification:

EDGE, MALKIN & Co


E M & CO


E M & CO
B


Variations occur in the standard printed mark.

The name of the pattern is often include - sometimes in place of the words "TRADE MARK"
"ENGLAND" - denotes after 1891
"LTD" is sometimes added from 1899
"NEWPORT" (the name of the works) is sometimes included


 


CORRELLA
E.M. & Co
B

early printed mark c.1870 
[the "B" stands for the town BURSLEM]


 


EDGE MALKIN & CO

impressed mark


E M & Co
B
Hong 

these two marks appeared on the same plate
'HONG' is the pattern name 

[the "B" stands for the town BURSLEM]


 


E M & Co
B

the registration diamond shows that the pattern was registered on the  
29th September 1879

'ARGYLE' is the pattern name


E M & Co
B

c.1871-91

 

 

 

 

 

 


England
E M & Co
B

c.1891-1903

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




England
Semi-Porcelain
Edge markin & Co Ltd
Burslem

the registration number shows that the pattern 
was registered in 1899

'Forget-Me-Not' is the pattern name

 


 

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