Morgan, Wood & Co


Location and period of operation:

Morgan, Wood & Co




(See sources)

Earthenware manufacturers at various works in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent.

The trade directories record the following addresses (all in Burslem):-

1860-61    Wedgwood Place Pottery.
1862-63    Liverpool Road
1864-70    Hill or Hill Top Works   
on the Hill Works

NOTE: The Hill Works was located in Liverpool Road (now Westport Road) and Morgan, Wood & Co occupied part of the works 
- it was not uncommon for large pottery works (and Hill Works was very large) to be let out to more than one company.

Subsequently: Wood & Baggaley [1870-80]





Initials and marks used on ware for identification:

M. W. & Co


  NOTE: The bee was a symbol of industry and various potters at the
Hill Works & Hill Pottery used a bee or bee hive mark:

Samuel Alcock: (1826-59)  
Burgess & Leigh:
Dunn Bennett:

Morgan, Wood & Co 
occupied the Hill Works,
Burslem from 1860-70

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Questions/Comments/Contributions?: Steve Birks