Cotton (Elijah, Ltd)
Location and period of operation:
an 1893 journal the business was built on the site of a previous works founded
Elijah Cotton opened a new factory 'Nelson Pottery' (1885)and also took over 'The Victoria Works' - both in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.
Lord Nelson Pottery was a trade name used by Elijah Cotton Ltd,
1893 journal on Elijah Cotton
1956 article on the company
Initials used on ware for identification:
Lord Nelson Pottery
A crown was added to some of
their marks in 1956.
marks such as: 8-70 probably means it was produced in August 1970.
marks such as: #82 may well be the shape number.
LORD NELSON WARE
The above information may
not be available
for all potters - if you have information to
help complete the records then I would be
happy to include it.
email: Steve Birks