Hulme & Christie


Location and period of operation:

Hulme & Christie



June 1900


Manufacturer of earthenware at the Sutherland Pottery, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, England

  • The partners were Joseph Booth Hulme and John James Christie   

  • J B Hulme left the business at the end of June 1900 and Frank Beardmore joined with John J Christie - the business continued as Christie & Beardmore.  


Formerly Forester and Hulme

Subsequently Christie & Beardmore


The London Gazette
4 January 1901

notice that Joseph B Hulme left the business



black transferware ware jug in the asthetic style



hand painted moulded plate in the Vera pattern  


transferware lidded tureen in the Ida pattern  



Marks & initials used on ware for identification:


H & C


the "F" stands for FENTON - the town were the factory was based


H & C

the bee mark (a sign of industry) was introduced by
Forester & Hulme and also continued by other potters
at the Sutherland Works, including Frank Beardmore 


H & C

typical marks with a dove with and olive branch
-this dove mark, first introduced by Hulme & Christie was
continued by subsequent manufacturers 


- click for information on the Sutherland Pottery -

NOTE: The Sutherland Pottery in Fenton is not to be 
confused with the Sutherland Works (in Longton)
which was occupied by Hudson & Middleton.


Questions, comments, contributions?  Steve Birks