Smith & Binnall


Location and period of operation:

Smith & Binnall





Earthenware manufacturer at the Soho Pottery Works, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, England

  • The partners were Charles Smith and Rowland Augustus Binnall

  • The business was dissolved on the 25th March 1900. 


Formerly: Rathbone, Smith & Co

Subsequently: Ernest Farmiloe


The London Gazette,  20th April 1900

notice of the dissolution of the business of 
Smith & Binnall at the SOHO Pottery, Tunstall



a pair of water jugs in the ILAM pattern by Smith & Binnall

Ilam is a small village in the Staffordshire Peak District



teapot & stand by Smith & Binnall



Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee commemorative 
plate by Smith & Binnall



Flow blue jardiniere in the MATLOCK pattern by Smith & Binnall

Matlock is a town in Derbyshire


vase decorated in cobalt blue with gilding 


impressed mark - probably the shape number 


S & B

photos courtesy:  David Bibbs


Marks used on ware for identification:


the letter 'T' stands for Tunstall
- the town where the factory was situated 

mark incorporating the Staffordshire knot
typical mark incorporating the Staffordshire knot



ILAM and MATLOCK  are pattern names 



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