George Jones


Location and period of operation:

George Jones




Earthenware, majolica and china manufacturer at the Bridge Works in Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent

  • In 1865 the company moved to a newly built factory - the Trent Potteries in Stoke. 

  • From 1872 china production was started. 

  • In 1873 the firm was renamed George Jones & Sons.


Subsequently: George Jones & Sons


The Trent Pottery

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Initials and marks used on ware for identification:


The monogram only (i.e. without the crescent)
or the name "George Jones" (without the "& SONS")
dates from c.1861-1873

George Jones


Stone China
George Jones

on the Royal Arms


Stone China
George Jones

Geroge Jones exhibited at the 1867 International Exposition in Paris


this mark 'JG' on a raised blue pad
can be confused as 'GJ' - but it has no
connection wth George Jones.
it was used by Jean Gille of Paris, France
from c.1840's to 1868


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questions/comments/contributions?: Steve Birks