Bridgett and Bates






 

Location and period of operation:

Bridgett & Bates  

Longton

1881

1915

China manufacturers at King Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent

  • The original partners were Edwin Bridgett and John Bates - previously of Bridgett, Bates & Beech.

  • In September 1888 Edwin Bridgett retired and the partnership changed to Edwin Bridgett, the younger, Charles Richard Bridgett, John Bates and William Bates.  

  • In 1915 the business was purchased by James Wright Beswick and renamed Beswick & Son - this new business operated at the Warwick Works, Longton.  

 

Previously: Bridgett, Bates and Beech

Subsequently: Beswick & Son

 


The London Gazette,  September 25 1888

notice of the dissolution and change of the partnership of
Bridgett and Bates  
 

 


Bridgett and Bates
King Street, Longton, Staffordshire

 The Pottery Gazette,  January 1885


 

Marks & initials used on ware for identification:

B & B

impressed initials or used with 
printed marks
1881-1915

printed or impressed mark


Aldwych China
used as a trade name
c.1912+ 

NOTE: This trade name was also used by
sucessors - Beswick & Son


Questions/comments/contributions? email: Steve Birks