|Adderley Floral and
Figurine China Co Ltd
Adderley Floral China Works
(Ridgway Potteries Ltd)
Location and period of operation:
Adderley Floral and Figurine China Co Ltd
Adderley Floral China Works (Ridgway Potteries Ltd)
Manufacturer of china ware at the Adderley Works, Sutherland Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent
In December 1949 the business of Floral China Co. Ltd. was taken over by Ridgways (Bedford Works) Ltd. who were part of the Lawley Group. The business then traded as Adderley Floral & Figurine China Co. Ltd.
In 1956 the business name was changed to Adderley Floral China Works (Ridgway Potteries Ltd).
The business operated as a division of Ridgway Potteries Ltd and in 1972 became part of Royal Doulton Tableware.
Formerly: Floral China Co. Ltd.
1956 advert for Adderley Floral China
Ridgway Potteries Ltd
Adderley Floral China Works, Sutherland Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent
Adderley Floral Bouquet
Praire Rose pattern
Adderley military figurines
Bandsman figurine produced by Adderley
for the Valley Forge Military Academy & College
Forge Corps of Cadets is the only American military organization that
maintains British drill and ceremonies.
supplied by Hank Sheff
Adderley - Highlander figurine
Adderley - Bahamas policeman
Adderley - Canadian Mountie
these figurines bear the 'Royal Adderley Floral' mark
Made in England
the mark of the original Floral China Co. Ltd.
continued to be used with the addition of the name Adderley
Royal Adderley Floral
Made in England
Adderley Floral' name was in use
from at least 1964 onwards
the former Adderley Floral China Works, Sutherland Road, Longton
photo: 2013 - the former works is now used as business units
1953 OS map of the Sutherland Road part of Longton
Adderley Floral China - a manufacturer of china floral ware in Sutherland Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent
Blue line: Gate Street (renamed
to Sandgate Street - mid 1950's)
Red oval: probable location of the bottle kilns of the original works of Floral China Co
Purple: Adderley Works
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