Just Mugs


Location and period of operation:

Just Mugs




(See sources)

Earthenware manufacturer, originally at the Washington Works, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent and then relocated to Longport, Stoke-on-Trent where bone china mugs are produced. 

  • Just Mugs Ltd acquired the mug-making side of English Ironstone Tableware and operated at the Washington Pottery until 2001 when they relocated. 

  • The managing director was Philip Tittensor. It was the Tittensor family who ran the previous Washington Pottery

  • By 1998 the company was producing around 250,000 pieces per week with 65% going to export. 

  • c.2001 - The Rose of England China Company was added and around 40,000 pieces of fine bone china was produced at their works in Stoke-on-Trent. 

  • Bone China produced in Stoke-on-Trent, UK and earthenware in Asia. 


Previously: English Ironstone Tableware Ltd


Rose of England China mugs 



Marks used on ware for identification:

Just Mugs
Made in England 


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