Resources on the North Staffordshire Pottery Industry

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This index is focused on the history of pottery and potters 
of Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire, England.

NOTE: all the information is given in good faith and believed to be correct - however the history and identification of the companies can be vary complex - if you are going to use it for the basis of valuations, purchases or sales then you must verify it from independent, qualified sources.

a list of the details of over 1500 Stoke-on-Trent pottery companies

photos and details of pottery factories.....

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Collecting Pottery

This web site is about the history of Stoke-on-Trent (the North Staffordshire Potteries) but the following pages are offered as help to those of you collecting pottery:-
Locating and valuing pottery
Collectors Clubs
Factory Shops and outlets
pottery works addresses

index of Brickworks and Tileries of the North Staffordshire Potteries district

- Stoke-on-Trent is well supplied with beds of heavy clay suitable for making bricks. These included Etruria marl and Old Mill marl, together with that associated with the coal seams:- Black Band , and the Middle and Lower Coal measures.