Beech & Hancock






 

Location and period of operation:

Beech & Hancock

Tunstall

1857

1876

Beech & Hancock took over the Church Bank Works in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, from R. Bewsick in 1857 (1860 according to Jewitt) and continued there until 1861 they then moved to the Swan Pottery, Swan Bank, High Street in Tunstall from 1862 to 1876. 

 


 

Salt glazed stoneware jug with a pewter lid
by Beech and Hancock
Jug carries the mark shown below.

 


 

 

Initials and marks used on ware for identification:

 

 Beech and Hancock jugs in the POMONA pattern

 Beech and Hancock jugs in the POMONA pattern


 

 Beech and Hancock plate in the SIAM pattern

 Beech and Hancock plate in the SIAM pattern


 


mark from 1862-76 when
the works were at Tunstall

[the registration date of the design
was 5th July 1861]


BEECH & HANCOCK

B & H

[The name of the pattern is often included]
[during the 1862-76 period a swan device was often included]


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questions/comments/contributions?: Steve Birks

updated: April 2010