Location and period of operation:
* Godden "Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks" gives the start date as 1841
Jewitt's "Ceramic Art of Great Britain 1800-1900" gives the start date of around as 1835
Operating the Villa Pottery, Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent manufacturing Earthenware.
Carried on around 1845 by Edward Walley alone.
Initials used on ware for identification:
BY JONES &
(impressed or relief "published by" marks occur on
moulded jugs, etc., with the date of introduction of the design)
J & W
(initials found on various printed marks,
the name of the pattern is often included)
a Jones & Walley moulded stoneware jug
of a design first published in July 1842,
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