P. E. Bairstow & Co

Bairstow Manor Pottery Ltd.

Bairstow Manor Collectables


Location and period of operation:

P. E. Bairstow 

Bairstow Manor Pottery Ltd

Bairstow Manor Collectables

various locations








Bone China and earthenware manufacturer at a number of locations in Stoke-on-Trent, England 
  • The business was started in 1938 by Percy E. Bairstow, probably at a premises at the junction of Brunswick Street and North Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme. 

  • Manufacturing moved a number of times including William Street, Fenton; the Fancies Fayre Pottery, Mount Pleasant, Shelton (around 1954); and also at the Trent Walk Pottery in Joiners Square. 

  • The name Bairstow Manor Pottery originated in 1979, when Roger Bairstow, son of Percy took over the reins, having worked in the family business since leaving school. 

  • The company was registered as Bairstow Manor Pottery Ltd in February 1982 with a registered address of Kent Street, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent. 

  • July 1988 the company took a mortgage on a premises in Blackhorse Lane, off Marsh Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent and in May 1989 the registered office changed from Kent Street, Fenton.  

  • In May 2007 the registered address was changed to Far Green industrial Estate, Chell Street, Stoke-on-Trent. 

  • In January 2013 an application was made for the company to be wound up voluntarily and in April 2014 - Bairstow Manor Pottery Ltd. was formally dissolved.  

  • The business continues (as at 2020) as Bairstow Manor Collectables, continuing to produce ware, handmade in Stoke-on-Trent. The company specialises in character pieces. 



P. E. Bairstow & Co
Fancies Fayre Pottery, Mount Pleasant, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent

 1961 advert 


Roger Bairstow 

Sentinel Newspaper - 2019



20th, 21st C Reproductions by Bairstow Manor Pottery
late 20th, 21st C Reproductions by Bairstow Manor Pottery 
from the original 19th C moulds of the Kent family


Yalta Tea Party Teapot
A limited edition of just 750. 
Depicts Winston Churchill with trademark cigar



Centenary Clarice Cliff Figure
Centenary Clarice Cliff Figure
Part of the ‘ Potteries Ladies’ range, 
this piece celebrates the work of Art Deco 
pioneer Clarice Cliff. 
Limited Edition of 750


Marks used on ware for identification:


Bone China

mark introduced 1954 and used on bone china ware 



Bairstow Manor 
Pottery Ltd

the company operated as Bairstow Manor Pottery Ltd
from 1982 to 2013 


Bairstow Manor 

the name Bairstow Manor Collectables


mark used on Bairstow Collectables 
mark used on Bairstow Collectables



1951 map showing the Trent Walk Pottery
Joiners Square, Hanley

- click for more on the Trent Walk Pottery -

Bairstow - Fancies Fayer
September 1963

 photo: © Bert Bentley  

"P E Bairstow & Co had their works in Mount Pleasant, in the area known as Tinkersclough. The company was founded at the end of the Second World War and initially produced bone china "Fancies Fayre". Later, Bairstow's produced just earthenware. Mount Pleasant connects Sun Street with Clough Street although no trace of the pottery remains."

Source: Exploring the Potteries 


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