Burgess & Leigh






 

Location and period of operation:

Burgess & Leigh

Burslem

1862  

1999

Earthenware manufacturer, early name was Burgess Leigh & Co

Continued from 1999 onwards as Burgess, Dorling and Leigh

 

 


Burgess & Leigh occupied the Central Pottery, Burslem from 1862 to 1867 ( probably as Burgess Leigh & Co)
In 1867 took the earthenware department of the Hill Pottery and then in 1899 moved to the Middleport Works which were purpose built for them.

 


You can go on a 'walk' of the 
Middleport Pottery Works

 

 

 

History of Burgess & Leigh


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1930's mark - "RADFORD" is the pattern

 

Photograph of the Middleport Works
Photograph of the Middleport Works
pre c.1950
The Trent & Mersey canal runs alongside the works


 

updated: 04 March 2003