Keeling & Co (Ltd)






 

Location and period of operation:

Keeling & Co (Ltd)

Burslem

1886

1936 (7?)

 (See sources)

  Earthenware and blue printed ware manufacturer at the Dale Hall Works, Longport, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent.

 

Previously: James Gildea  

Subsequently: Dunn Bennett & Co

 

 


London Gazette, May 17 1892  

notice that Thomas Keeling Rhodes retired from
the business of Keeling & Co in March 1892

 


 


plate by Keeling & Co 

 


 


lidded turreen in the Stirling Pattern 

 


 

Initials & Marks used on ware for identification:

"England" was added to some marks after 1891 and "Ltd" may be added after 1909.

K & CO

K & CO 
B

the letter 'B' stands for Burslem
which is the town where the 
factory was situated


 

STIRLING is the pattern name

the RN number
gives a registration
date of 1890 

 


FLORA is the pattern name

K & Co
B

the letter 'B' stands for Burslem
which is the town where the 
factory was situated


Trade marks include..

 "LATE MAYERS", "LOSOL" and "LOSOL WARE"

the trade name Losol was introduced c.1912 onwards 

 



Losol Ware
SHEWSBURY
HEELING & Co Ltd
BURSLEM
ENGLAND 

mark used c.1912-36 

 



LATE MAYERS
with impressed
"K & Co"

mark used 1886+
after 1891 usually has 'ENGLAND'
after 1909 often has 'LTD' 



KEELING & Co Ltd
LATE MAYERS
ENGLAND

mark used 1909-1937 


Bates & Elliot first introduced this kneeling nude potter
mark around 1870 and it was used by successive owners 
at the Dale Hall potworks.

on this mark

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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